CHANGEMAKERS is a weekly series where we explore the world of management and leadership. What is it that makes leaders succeed or fail, respected or hated? Our writers take a good look at the leaders who are making an impact today, whether it be good or bad.
The practice of mentoring has been used to foster learning and personal development since the dawn of time. By offering support and guidance in developing skills and knowledge, mentors are sought out by individuals seeking to improve performance and maximise potential.
Walking has been shown to have significant health, economic and social benefits. Research has revealed that an increase in a city’s ‘walkability’ is highly correlated with a stronger presence of economic livewires such as hotels and retail locations.
In the last decade, dating shows have carved a hefty piece of the reality television pie – leaving most of us licking the plate and dare I say – wanting more. But why is it that dating shows are so popular within modern television culture?
Search engine optimisation (SEO) appears to be the new ‘it’ word in the world of online marketing today. For those who have never heard of the term, SEO is the employment of a range of technical and creative tactics to improve a website’s visibility in search engines.
Abercrombie and Fitch, also known as A&F is an American fashion brand targeting youth with its casual prep and jock outfits. With more than 400 shops in America, it continues to expand globally. Over recent years A&F has stirred up controversy for not stocking XL and XXL sizes for women’s clothing, a reflection of the company’s exclusive and often alienating approach to fashion.
Apple and Samsung are two of the most successful tech giants of today, in 2013 earning a combined revenue of over $385 billion. Over the years both Apple and Samsung have fought for market share in the booming technological sector and the development of smartphones has only intensified their competition.