I read this article on The Times website around the time of the Davos summit at the end of January. According to Rich Stromback, a man sometimes referred to as “Mr Davos” because of the large number of princes and Silicon Valley titans who attend his birthday parties, 99 per cent of all social networking events […]
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I often hear how the emergence and rapid proliferation of new technologies makes a CIO’s list of priorities longer every year. In 2015 the biggest trend is the continuing digitization of the enterprise – the transformation of physical processes and business models into digital. This trend is driven by the rapid digitization of consumer habits […]
Charles Proteus Steinmetz, the Wizard of Schenectady Born in 1865 in Breslau, Germany (now Wroclaw, Poland), Carl August Rudolph Steinmetz became a brilliant student of mathematics and chemistry at the University of Breslau, but he was forced to flee the country after the authorities became interested in his involvement with the Socialist Party. He arrived […]
Ellen Hake works with large corporates in analysing, planning and executing successful change based on how the human brain deals with change. With her customary ‘light touch’ Hake was quickly able to help the audience understand WHY some of the things we already know about communication work from a brain-based point of view. For example: […]
Traditionally at Twin we make a donation to Charity instead of producing Christmas Seasonal Greeting cards. This Year we are collecting the special edition Lego Toys. We are asking all our own colleagues to collect the toys by using a Shell Filling station. We will collect as many as we can and assemble them into […]
It goes without saying that social media is now ubiquitous and ever-changing, but with the law ruling that employers can be held vicariously liable for the actions of employees, what can businesses do to protect themselves from legal threat? Initially set-up for friends to stay connected, old flames to re-kindle romances, and families to share […]
I was for many years a forthright exponent of there is only one form of leadership model…You know the one the only way to lead is from the front.. Over the top chaps and all that. Then I saw a talk by Derek Sivers on Ted What a great Idea Ted is ! www.ted.com Essentially whilst […]
5 Leadership Skills You Must Have to Succeed You may think of leadership skills as something that belongs to corporate culture, but they’re just as critical to any entrepreneurial business. Starting a business, or leading a team is a concentrated experience. Everything you do is more immediate, more definitive, more tied to your eventual success. […]
Microsoft founder Bill Gates gave an tear jerking update on the hunt for a new CEO to replace Steve Ballmer at a meeting for shareholders last night, but remained tight-lipped as to the timescales when a successor would be crowned. Current boss, Ballmer announced his plans to retire in August and said he would step […]
I was awoken today by the news that the West Coast train franchise deal has now been halted. I think many people looked at the awarding of the contract to First Group was a mistake by all accounts their bid was unrealistic and didn’t offer an improved service. So how did the civil servants get it so very wrong?