Don’t underestimate the importance of culture

Last week Greg Smith resigned from his position as an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs where he ran the firm’s US equity derivatives business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The manner of his resignation made headlines around the world and became a trending topic on Twitter: instead of the generally accepted norm of […]

Time to trust your staff

A few weeks ago I read an article about Red Frog, an Events Management company that gave its employees unlimited holidays. Employees at Red Frog are encouraged to take as much holiday as they want as long as they make sure their work gets done and they are covered while they are away. According to […]