After five promotions in less than four years, Parra left a successful digital career at GlaxoSmithKline to make the leap into entrepreneurship. She co-founded Twizoo, which gives restaurant and pub recommendations based on what people are tweeting. The start-up has just closed a £250,000 investment deal. Maths graduate Parra wrote all the algorithms used by Twizoo herself.
Leadership from a distance requires carefully study of human nature, says L&D specialist Sudhakar Sampath.
Leadership from a distance requires a careful study of human nature, says L&D specialist Sudhakar Sampath.
Set up shop and they shall come? Not so fast, says private equity investor Chris Hurley.
Moving office? Restructuring? New IT system? Change needn't be painful if it's managed well.
Finding time, living fearlessly and leading at speed are on this month's boardroom reading list.
Equitable Life's days have been numbered ever since its 1990s fall from grace, but it hasn't taken decline lying down.