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Business Book Challenge: episode 5

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 04:00:00 GMT

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six top reads to bring solace and advice in turbulent times. In the fifth episode of our second series, Isabel Berwick, Lucy Kellaway and Andrew Hill discuss ‘Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day’ by Winifred Watson



What are the skills needed for the 21st-century workplace?

Wed, 31 May 2017 10:34:18 GMT

Discussing what skills today’s employees should possess to survive a career that is likely to span more than 40 years, Lucy Kellaway hosts Chris Hirst, chief executive of Havas UK and Europe, Keely Woodley, a Grant Thornton partner who leads its human capital practice, and Andrew Mullinger, the co-founder of Funding Circle



Business Book Challenge: episode 4

Sat, 27 May 2017 04:00:00 GMT

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six top reads to bring solace and advice in turbulent times. In the fourth episode of our second series, Helen Barrett, Miranda Green and Andrew Hill discuss ‘Station Eleven’ by Emily St John Mandel



Business Book Challenge: episode 3

Mon, 15 May 2017 04:00:00 GMT

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our columnists recommend six top reads to bring solace and advice in turbulent times. In episode three of the series, Tim Harford, Isabel Berwick and Helen Barrett discuss 'Designing Your Life' by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans



Business Book Challenge: episode 2

Mon, 01 May 2017 04:00:00 GMT

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six top reads to bring solace and advice in turbulent times. In the second episode of our new series, Emma Jacobs and Andrew Hill discuss Brigid Shulte’s 'Overwhelmed'



Business Book Challenge: episode 1

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 04:00:00 GMT

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six top reads for bringing solace and advice in turbulent times and challenge listeners to read them in 12 weeks. In the first episode of our second series, Rana Foroohar and Andrew Hill discuss Tim Wu’s 'The Attention Merchants'.



Business Book Challenge: a masterclass

Tue, 03 Jan 2017 14:05:19 GMT

Do you have a good idea for a business book? Following this year’s Bracken Bower Prize to find the best proposal from a young author, publishing industry experts and the prize finalists join FT management columnist Andrew Hill for a masterclass on how to get published



Business Book Challenge: episode 7

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 05:00:00 GMT

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six classic business books and challenge listeners to read them in 12 weeks. In episode seven, Helen Barrett, the FT’s Work and Careers editor, FT columnist Andrew Hill and Isabel Berwick, assistant features editor, discuss 'The Wisdom of Crowds' with its author, James Surowiecki.



Business Book Challenge - episode 6

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:00:00 GMT

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six classic business books and challenge listeners to read them in 12 weeks. In episode six, Helen Barrett, the FT’s Work and Careers editor, and FT columnists Andrew Hill and Emma Jacobs discuss 'Sex and the Single Girl' by Helen Gurley Brown



Business Book Challenge: episode 5

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 05:00:00 GMT

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six classic business books and challenge listeners to read them in 12 weeks. In episode five, Helen Barrett, the FT’s Work and Careers editor, and FT columnists Andrew Hill and Lucy Kellaway, discuss ‘The One Minute Manager’ by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson



Business Book Challenge: episode 4

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 05:00:00 GMT

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six classic business books and challenge listeners to read them in 12 weeks. In episode four, Helen Barrett, the FT’s Work and Careers editor, and Michael Skapinker, the FTs business and society columnist, discuss 'Catch 22' by Joseph Heller



Business Book Challenge: episode 3

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:00:00 GMT

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six classic business books and challenge listeners to read them in 12 weeks. In episode three, Sarah Gordon, the FT’s business editor, and Martin Dickson, the FT’s former deputy editor, discuss 'Barbarians at the Gate' by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar.



Business Book Challenge: episode 2

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 05:00:00 GMT

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six classic business books and challenge listeners to read them in 12 weeks. In episode two, John Thornhill, the FT’s innovation editor, discusses David Nasaw’s biography of Andrew Carnegie. Sarah Gordon, the FT’s business editor, pitches the next book, 'Barbarians at the Gate' by Bryan Burrough and John Helyar.



Business Book Challenge: episode 1

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 05:00:00 GMT

To celebrate the FT’s Business Book of the Year Award, our star columnists recommend six classic business books and challenge listeners to read them in 12 weeks. In this first episode, John Thornhill, the FT’s innovation editor, chooses David Nasaw’s biography of Andrew Carnegie, while Helen Barrett, deputy Work & Careers editor, talks to management columnist Andrew Hill and the Chartered Management Institute’s chief executive, Ann Francke, about what makes a great business book.



Film releases: March 10

Wed, 09 Mar 2011 19:14:52 GMT




The MBA gender earnings gap

Wed, 25 Mar 2009 04:00:00 GMT

Marianne Bertrand, professor at economics at Chicago Booth School of Business, explains why women MBAs earn less than their male peers as their careers progress.



Going green: advice for middle managers

Tue, 10 Mar 2009 04:00:00 GMT

Andrew Shapiro of GreenOrder, a sustainability consultancy that helped GE craft its 'Ecomagination' strategy, explains why middle managers can profit from a policy of enlightened self-interest when it comes to the environment.



Harvard's advice to mothers returning to work

Wed, 25 Feb 2009 05:00:00 GMT

Harvard Business School hosts a one week course that helps mothers return to work after time out raising children. Professor Tim Butler, the course leader, offers some free career advice to those unable to afford the $5,000 fee.



Doing more with less, the Chinese way

Wed, 11 Feb 2009 05:00:00 GMT

Professor Peter Williamson of the University of Cambridge's Judge business school says recession-hit western companies need to learn frugality lessons from their Chinese counterparts.



Will 2009's MBAs learn from today's idiocy?

Wed, 28 Jan 2009 05:00:00 GMT

The FT's Della Bradshaw analyses the top MBAs of 2009 while London Business School's Freek Vermeulen explains how the crisis in capitalism is being taught in MBA classrooms. Will today's students learn from the chaos?



How to keep Generation Y motivated

Thu, 15 Jan 2009 05:00:00 GMT

What are the best ways for managers to handle the new Generation Y workforce born in the 1980s and 1990s, and stop them getting bored? Adam Jones talks to Tammy Erickson, author of 'Plugged In' about Generation Y



Getting hired after getting fired

Thu, 13 Nov 2008 05:00:00 GMT

Who's recruiting? And how can you network your way onto their payroll? Adam Jones talks to executive search specialists Samuel Johar, of Buchanan Harvey, and David Peters, of Heidrick & Struggles, as well as Paul Danos, dean of Tuck business school.



Negotiating in a climate of mistrust

Tue, 28 Oct 2008 04:00:00 GMT

Turmoil in the financial and property markets has left buyers and sellers eyeing each other warily. Tim Cullen of Oxford University's Said Business School discusses negotiation strategies that can resolve the deadlock



Less thinking, more action

Fri, 10 Oct 2008 04:00:00 GMT

As recession bites and data on customers balloons, Professor Tim Calkins of the Kellogg School of Management in Illinois advises marketers to avoid 'analysis paralysis' and focus on profit. He warns that it isn't enough just to understand your customers, it's about taking action now - 'what we got to go do'.



GMAT: tips on preparing for the test

Thu, 31 Jul 2008 04:00:00 GMT

Adam Jones discusses strategies for approaching the GMAT business school admission test with Dave Wilson, chief executive of GMAC, the body that sets the exam.