Should business be cut-throat, aggressive, and designed to demolish the competition? Or fair, fun and with a strong dose of responsibility for the world around us? In the 21st century, is business the art of war, or the art of collaboration?
I am a big believer in the power of language to change the world. The way we communicate, whether verbally, digitally or physically, has a massive effect on how we work, live and learn.
To kick off our new series about the language of business, we asked young people in Great Britain what they wanted from the businesses of their future. Find out what they had to say…
Branson Centre entrepreneur Yanique Grant explores the relationship between language, culture and business success.
Richard Earl, Founder and Managing Director of Talent International, shares his humorous take on how the language of the tech industry has changed over the last 20 years.
James Altucher shares the four words that guide his life and work as an entrepreneur, writer and father. These four words also saved his life.
Double-voicing, ‘pinkification’ and Millennials… Does our gender shape the language we use in business? Madeleine Lewis asked Professor Judith Baxter of Aston University.
Forget the ‘dark arts’, Katie McCrory explains why you should get your comms people at the top table and harness their rich insights on language and public opinion for change.
In the realm of business, people often say that it’s a cut-throat or dog-eat-dog world. Are these just conventional ways of talking, or do they actually influence our thoughts and business practices? Cognitive scientist Rose Hendricks explores...