Category Archive: Companies

New Style Management – Show the Love

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Raised in poverty, the co-founder of Paul Mitchell and Patron Spirits, John Paul DeJoria, achieved a $4 billion net worth through sheer entrepreneurial guts. He tells his inspiring story to Inc.’s Scott Gerber. “Old… Continue reading

Am I Getting Through?

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Leadership is all about communication — it’s essential to get our ideas through to our ‘team’, to get them all to pull together. So when you talk and talk, and still get the… Continue reading

How to Empower Your People to Do Better

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There are–according to FastCompany–four steps you should be taking to empower your people to do better. This is no listicle —  it’s based on research by Dr. Bernice McCarthy, creator of the widely… Continue reading

How Facebook Combats Cyberbullying

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On the internet, they say, no-one knows you’re a dog. And some dogs can be pretty vicious. With the anonymity of a computer screen, some people find it far too easy to fire… Continue reading

Apple cool, Twitter less cool

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… and Instagram is on the up, according to Britain’s CoolBrands list. And just who makes this list? Well, it is voted for by 2,000 consumers and a panel of 37 “key influencers”,… Continue reading

Watch this space

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The Apple Watch was unveiled on Tuesday, at a packed Apple event in Cupertino, California, and was met with predictable enthusiasm by the Apple community. But in typical Apple fashion, it’s not going to… Continue reading

10 Brands That Inventively Nailed the Ice Bucket Challenge

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Who hasn’t felt the big chill? From Harrison Ford and the original cast of Star Wars to actor Tom Cruise, Microsoft founder turned billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates to funny man Jack Black, controversy… Continue reading

Personal branding? Bah! Humbug!

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“I hate it when people talk about personal brand.  Those words imply that people need to adopt identities that are artificial and plastic and packaged, when what actually works is authenticity.  One of… Continue reading

Naspers keeps growing, but growth is slowing.

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Home-grown internet giant, Naspers, turned in solid results for the year ended 31 March 2014. Consolidated revenue grew by 26% thanks to the group’s TV and internet businesses. The group’s core earnings was reported at… Continue reading