They say that the best leaders are all big readers, Warren Buffett admits to spending 80 percent of his day reading! This infographic from CEO.com offers an intriguing insight into some of the books that have inspired our business leaders and some interesting titles to add to your own reading lists!
Everyone approaches writing differently. Some revel in the use of language, whilst others take a more stripped back approach, trying to get out of the way of the world they're creating and the story they're telling. Elmore Leonard was a brilliant and stylish writer; his stated aim was to make himself invisible, but, in doing... Continue Reading →
This is a really effective approach to managing your to-do list, and a nice story too. Almost 100 years ago, Charles Schwab, the president of industrial giant Bethlehem Steel, was looking for a way to boost both his own efficiency and that of his top management team. Ivy Lee, sometimes credited as being the father... Continue Reading →
This nice infographic comes from Glow New Media, offering insights from an eclectic selection of design legends. My favourite comes from Frank Lloyd Wright.
In a recent article for Harvard Business Review, Chris Anderson, the curator of TED, shared some of his thoughts on what goes into making a great talk.The whole piece is well worth a read, but here I've picked out some of the ideas that chime most closely with my experience of giving and developing presentations.'The... Continue Reading →