What is Business Continuity and Organisational Resilience? Part 1: Business Continuity

Business Continuity and Organisational Resilience are distinct and complementary functions that seek the same goal: an organisation that is prepared for, able to withstand and recover from major disruptive events. This article explores Business Continuity Management, how it prepares business for disruption and emergencies using the Business Continuity Life-cycle.

The 4-day working week – does it work?

What are the benefits of a 4 day working week for businesses and organisations? Is it as productive as a standard five day week? The arguments for and against 4 day week vs standard 5 day week, reducing stress, increasing productivity and its viability for business and organisational environments. Examples of businesses that have trialled 4 day weeks and evidence.

Why learning is important to entrepreneurial success

How do we learn from our mistakes to come back stronger? This is especially important for the entrepreneur, who takes risks and faces setbacks. The ones who learn from their mistakes are the ones most likely to succeed.
Reflecting on past events is an essential link between past action and more effective future action. The harder the decisions we make, the more difficult the process of reflecting becomes. We’ve all encountered people who appear to stumble along, oblivious to the lessons of the past, continuously making the same mistakes, repeating them again and again. This is a good example of those who fail to learn.