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Flex for success — why business thrives without 9-5

25th February 2019

Advances in tech have made global business more connected, convenient and agile. Yet many companies stubbornly stick to traditional 9-5 Monday to Friday working patterns for no apparent reason. If you want to flex for success, here’s why business thrives without 9-5. Dolly Parton was crooning her complaint about the inequities of 9-5 work in 1980, but the origins of …

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Vive la femme! 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup Preview

12th February 2019

With global gatherings like the ICC Cricket World Cup and the Rugby World Cup raising the bar, 2019’s sporting calendar is packed tighter than a lycra long-jump suit. But pick of the bunch might be France’s 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup — our preview explains why this is one tournament that will transcend sport. The competition kicks off with the opening match …

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The Skim — February’s business inspiration summary

1st February 2019

Now that 2019’s in full swing, February’s condensed collection of thought leadership highlights will help you sustain your career, study and lifestyle resolutions. Amongst other inspirational topics, it covers career migration, tech startups and space leadership — take a break to unwind with these words to the wise. ‘A mistake is also a compost for what’s going to come next …