IN 1987, when Lei Jun was a computer-science student in Wuhan, on the banks of the Yangtze River, he read a book about Steve Jobs and vowed to emulate him. If all goes to plan, this summer Mr Lei will take a leap towards that dream with the flotation of his firm, Xiaomi, at a […]
There are many reasons for small business owners to be optimistic these days
Founder and CEO of Predictable Success, Les McKeown, talks about the challenges that leaders face while managing their teams.
Internet providers could now charge extra fees for different websites and loading speeds.
The debate used to be about carrot or stick in coaxing performance out of your people. In a more nuanced business world, setting the tone may be as important as setting the guidelines.
CEOs who get the recruiting process right make almost every other part of their job easier.
LAST year nearly 3.7bn passengers took to the sky on commercial jets. Few would have given much thought to exactly why their flight was scheduled at the time it was. Even fewer know about the tussles between regulators and airlines over how landing and take-off slots are allocated. For the past 70 years the business […]
The best way to get rich young is to make a high income as a starting point. That usually means sales.
Yes, rules are important in business. But what if they cause more problems than they solve?