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What Aspiring NEDs Should Know

The key qualities for those aspiring to a non-executive position in today’s volatile business environment include a good awareness of risk, an ability to say ‘no’ – while not simply being a blocker – and international experience as companies seek to move beyond domestic frontiers to enter new markets. In short, a lot more is now expected from the role. [read more]

Cracking China

For all those management teams who have made a success of expanding into China, it’s fair to say there are legions more who have been left perplexed, frustrated and significantly out of pocket after attempting to gain a foothold in the world’s second largest economy. [read more]

How to Change Your Business

Shifting consumer trends, new technology and the pressure to operate more efficiently mean that operational structures need to be scrutinised with a clinical eye. Identifying where changes are to be made is one thing; making them actually happen effectively is something else entirely. [read more]

2012: Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

You could be forgiven for thinking that the cinematic storms lashing the UK’s shorelines and cities are a macabre foreshadowing of the economic tempest to come over the next 12 months. Although it’s obvious that troubles most certainly do lie ahead, it’s equally true that leaders who continue to hold their nerve and are willing to adapt can and will make their businesses prosper. [read more]

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