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If you’re always late, you probably fit one of these four personality types

Either you’re always running late, or you <i>hate</i> lateness with every fibre of your being. There’s no in between.<p>But whichever view on lateness you take, …

CFOs – now the Chief Value Officers

Today’s commercial landscape is embedded in a challenging environment of rapidly changing economic and political events. Uncertainty, instability and …

Career moves: TUI, President Energy and others

TUI names Birgit Conix as new CFO<p>The TUI Group is joining Birgit Conix as its new chief financial officer from Belgian media firm Telenet where she …

The 7 Worst Eating Tips Dietitians Want You to Forget

In today’s world where anyone with an Instagram account can claim to be a health expert, the real experts — people with degrees, certifications and …

4 Exercise Machines That Help Burn Fat and Build Muscle

If you’re a fan of the exercise machines at your gym, you might put more thought into how to time your visit so there’s actually one free than to …

6 Morning Habits (That Aren’t Meditation) That Help You Focus All Day

These habits can’t eliminate all of life’s distractions, but they will help you start off your day strong and in a better place to focus.<p>You’ve probably experienced the frustration of being distracted at work. Perhaps you were pulled into a never-ending Slack discussion, and when it <i>finally</i> ended …

How to build a brilliant finance team

Creating a team of accountants that are in harmony can present many challenges. Some typical obstacles: team members are too siloed, too technical, …

The 15 Best Minimalist Trainer Brands

Less is always more in the sneaker game. These are the 15 men's trainer brands producing the very best minimalist kicks at every price point, from …

Minimalism

17 Style Hacks Every Man Should Know

Looking your best costs time and money, so to save you a bit of both, we share the quick and easy style hacks that will instantly upgrade your …

Cleaning

7 Experts That Will Make You Look Better

When it comes to honing your personal style it always helps to have an arsenal of people you can trust at your disposal. We break down 7 style …

31 Budget Spring Menswear Pieces Worth Buying

Dressing well for spring is no easy task, but it doesn't have to mean emptying your bank account. Here are 31 of the best budget menswear buys no man …

The need for speed: Capturing today’s fashion consumer

Top performers are using data analytics and consumer insights to stay ahead of the pack.<p><b>Being on trend</b> no longer guarantees sales and profitability …

Renewed optimism for the fashion industry

After a challenging stretch, has fashion turned the corner? Things are looking up, but the rebound may be uneven, says this year’s <i>The State of …

Digitization: The next stop for the apparel-sourcing caravan

Stepping up digital efforts in purchasing could help apparel companies transform. A survey of sourcing executives highlights trends and opportunities.<p>…

Can Eating More Kale, Eggs, And Carrots Make You Smarter And Happier?

Researchers are starting to find links between our mental health and brain functioning and the foods we eat. So far, it seems Popeye was more right than he knew.<p>What you heard endlessly growing up was right: You really should eat your vegetables–but perhaps for more reasons than your nagging …

10 myths about what can cure a hangover — and whether or not they really work

Everyone's heard some version of a hangover cure.<p>Some people swear that remembering to chug water before bed will cure a hangover. Others have more elaborate routines, involving various types of food, drink, or physical activity.<p>The problem with trying to find a hangover cure is that many aspects …

Alcohol

Why do dieters succeed or fail? The answers have little to do with food.

We asked participants in a big diet study about being on a low-fat or low-carb diet. Their responses surprised us.<p>As a longtime health reporter, I see new diet studies just about every week, and I’ve noticed a few patterns emerge from the data. In even the most rigorous scientific experiments, …

Holistic Medicine

No Customer Experience. No Business.

Toys R Us has gone into administration in the UK. No surprises there.<p>I have not been into a Toys R Us for over ten years. It was ghastly then, so …

How to stay productive when working from home

<b>Dedicate space.</b> Don't make the couch or a bed your workspace. Designate an area that makes you want to do professional work. "Find a space in your …

The Power of a Free Popsicle

A new book shows the value of memorable defining moments on customer and employee experiences.<p>Los Angeles boasts plenty of terrific hotels. At this …

Stanford University

How much money do people need to be happy?

Take three people. All are unmarried, 33-year-old women who live in the United States. One makes an annual salary of $40,000, another makes $120,000, and the third makes $200,000. Who do you think is the happiest?<p>According to a recently released study (paywall) in the burgeoning field of happiness …

Income Inequality

The power of collaboration

In an increasingly disrupted world there is an onus on companies being able to innovate effectively. But the challenge for most corporates is that …

What accounting software's new generation can offer FDs

In a world of increasing competitiveness and disruption, where data can be the key to unlocking the inherent value in an organisation, it’s odd that …

Audit profession needs to evolve

Trust in audit is under threat. The accepted purpose of audit was traditionally to provide independent assurance on a company’s financial statements; …

New Look plans to reduce store numbers in the face of challenging retail environment

New Look [IRDX RNEW] this week set out plans to reduce its stores by up to 60 in number as it enters a company voluntary arrangement in the face of a …

Real Estate

Career moves: Paddy Power Betfair, ASOS and others

Paddy Power Betfair finance chief joins string of management departures<p>Betting giant Paddy Power Betfair’s chief of finance, Alex Gersh, will be …

Economic predictions for 2018 and beyond

As technology continues to advance, it is likely that we will see the further assimilation of Artificial Intelligence (AI), automation and even …

How finance can be the perfect partner to support R&D

As part of its new Industrial Strategy, the UK Government unveiled a plan to increase the UK’s R&D spending to a record high of 2.4 per cent of …

Silos can rescue or ruin retail empires

Silos make it tough for senior retail executives to affect change and deliver omnichannel experiences. But aren't innovation labs silos too?