Book Review – The Positive Organization by Robert E Quinn

In our recent interviews with Professor Kim Cameron and Michelle McQuaid both mentioned Robert E. Quinn’s The Positive Organization as a book worth reading for insight and ideas. It is not difficult to see why, as Quinn’s short book (less than 160 pages from cover to cover) is packed with ideas, examples, case studies and more »

The Family Business Model: What Can We Learn from It?

The Family Business Model: What Can We Learn from It?

Over 80% of private sectors companies in the UK are family businesses, with the majority of them being small – micro in some cases – and medium enterprises. Even though they represent an important source of revenue for the country’s economy and they are the backbone of its productive system, we sometimes underestimate their importance more »

What nonprofits can learn from Coca-Cola

No matter where are you going in the world, there is Coca-Cola – shares her experience Melinda French Gates. Food, clean water and necessary health care may not be available but you can get a Coke, anywhere. Melinda Gates believes if Coke can be produced, marketed, delivered and sold in developing countries, then nonprofits could more »

Business strategies for start-up growth – Interview with Boomy Tokan

Boomy Tokan, business adviser, business growth specialist and teacher, talks to Eszter Molnar Mills about his key tips for business start-ups, and his passion to help people to achieve their dream of starting and owning a successful business. Boomy suggests three key elements for new businesses to consider: 1. Mindset. There is a mindset for more »

How data will transform business

In his TED Talk, Philip Evans explains why traditional business strategy no longer works in today’s modern business world. What does the future of business look like? Nowadays, technology is the driving force. Businesses that embrace this and try to create a culture around big data will be the winners at the end. Watch the more »

The business starter pack

The business starter pack

The First Mile by Scott D. Anthony Many people think about starting their own business. Lots of us started a business in childhood – do you remember the cliché of the Lemonade Stand from American movies? Yes, some people stop right there, but some try again and run their businesses for years. But how to more »