OPINION

Why entrepreneurs should celebrate their wins

From team morale to burnout, here are four reasons why it's time founders start celebrating success.

Dame Stephanie Shirley: "No-one can progress in business without public speaking skills"

The eminent tech pioneer turned venture philanthropist Dame Stephanie Shirley considers herself a professional speech-maker. But it wasn't always that way. Here's here advice to leaders to become a brilliant orator.

Why leaders need an outsider mentality to solve tricky problems

The answers to most business problems are simple and hiding in plain sight. But to find them, leaders need to take a step back.

The 3 leadership lessons from Sarina Wiegman and England’s Lionesses

On Sunday, England beat Germany 2-1 to secure the country's first major football trophy for 56 years. What can leaders learn from their triumph and manager Sarina Wiegman's approach?

MT Asks: Should business shut for 2 weeks in August?

We all expect a mandatory shut down during the festive season - why not have one during the summer?

I met a different Gen Z entrepreneur daily - here's what I learnt

Robert Wigley, the chairman of UK Finance, met over 200 Gen Z entrepreneurs. He believes we are in the midst of a distraction crisis.

“This advice from my former boss, Annie Young-Scrivner, stuck with me”

Looking back, there was one piece of advice that has stuck with Taco Bell’s boss, Julie Felss Masino.

7 ways to prevent brand stagnation in the "age of intelligence"

If you are not actively evolving your brand, it's at risk of stagnation in the new world. Here's what to do.

Empathy, people and purpose: How the CFO role is changing

New research shows 83% of finance leaders say the industry demands an evolution of the chief financial officer's role. Sage's CFO Jonathan Howell reports.

Who cares if workers are replying to emails from the beach?

Opinion: With working from home and flexi-hours becoming workplace norms, it’s time to embrace calls to “work from anywhere”.

MT's Summer magazine out now

Executive burnout, 35 Women Under 35, the rise of activist investors and more in MT's Summer 2022 edition.

MT Asks: What do CEOs want from the new Prime Minister?

As the UK gears up for a new leader, MT asks CEOs and experts what they hope the new Prime Minister will do to support businesses

Are you doing enough to support your local community?

Businesses should fully embed themselves within their local communities to support those suffering economic hardship

What radio can teach leaders about the metaverse

"TV didn't kill radio. The Metaverse won't replace reality," says the CEO of ad agency VMLY&R.

WTF is a WFH uniform?

Opinion: Dictating what your workers wear is a great way to tell them not to be their authentic selves.

Leadership clinic: "How do I successfully onboard my staff remotely?"

Karen Blackett OBE, UK country manager of WPP, Group M UK CEO and a former MT 35 Under 35 winner, answers questions on navigating the tricky world of corporate leadership.

"The most successful style of leadership is your own.”

Katherine Croom, the MD of commercial property group Sorbon Estates, on false starts, personal doubts and the importance of having a "third space".

Chris Hirst: Prioritise "the first five"

*It doesn’t have to be five. Hirst explains why prioritising your core team is crucial for creating successful change.

How to set healthy boundaries for your always-on staff

As research finds that half of employees feel pressured to respond out of hours, defined wellbeing contracts could be part of the solution.

How to manage disruption in a stormy AGM season

AGMs can be a great opportunity for shareholders to have a voice, but they can be derailed by protests, sexism and unruly debates.

"How do I manage customer expectations when my product takes weeks to ship?"

Leadership clinic: Moblox CEO and former Dragon's Den judge Piers Linney answers questions on navigating the tricky world of corporate leadership.

Is renting office space the answer for businesses looking for new revenue streams?

MT Asks: As Tesco jumps on the remote working hype and offers up office space in one of its stores, MT asks leaders whether renting out office space is beneficial for both businesses and its workers.

How to pull off a successful MBO in 4 easy steps

A MBO is the closest to a "win-win" in business as you can get. Considering it? Here's what you need to know to get it right.

Chris Hirst: What leaders can learn from a real-life Top Gun

Colonel John Boyd showed that it's not enough to be fast, you have to be faster than your competitors.

Rory Sutherland: What electric car manufacturers can learn from men's hats in the 1940s

The case for collective campaigns: why working with your competitors may be the most beneficial use of your marketing budget.

Considering an MBO? "Don’t underestimate how difficult it will be”

Two leaders who have run successful MBOs give their advice on how to get it right.

Will the UK ever clamp down on corruption?

The UK's leniency towards corruption is damaging its global reputation, argues academic Oliver Bullough in his latest book Butler to the World.

How can SMEs cope with the latest hike in inflation?

MT Asks: With the latest inflation update from the Bank of England crushing any business confidence, leaders have been prepping their businesses for the coming financial crisis

Leadership clinic: "How do I motivate my team when we're all exhausted?"

Karen Blackett OBE, UK country manager of WPP, Group M UK CEO and a former MT 35 Under 35 winner, answers questions on navigating the tricky world of corporate leadership.