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What Las Vegas can teach us about backing entrepreneurs

THE WEEK – MAY 2014 Tony Hsieh’s Downtown Project encourages people to take the leap: it’s just what Britain needs   BRITAIN must cut taxes and red tape to produce more entrepreneurs, screamed the headline in the Daily Telegraph this week.  The Centre for Policy Studies found that Britain lags behind Hong Kong, the US, Australia, Israel, Read more about What Las Vegas can teach us about backing entrepreneurs[…]

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Staggering school holidays will hurt working parents

THE WEEK – MAY 2014 #Staggered: join my campaign to keep school holidays unified – David Cameron is wrong   I AM TRYING to “lean in” as much as I can. But if schools stagger their holidays and stretch the breaks throughout the year, as the Prime Minister and the National Association of Head Teachers Read more about Staggering school holidays will hurt working parents[…]

40% of online advertising misses the target: here’s why

THE WEEK – MAY 2014 Make them funny, sexy, cute and illuminating – but what really matters is that they are unpredictable I know I’m not alone in being cross with online advertisements. In fact, since writing articles on Singularity and Virtual Reality I am being stalked by ads for eye-tracking goggles and brain sensors. At least they are Read more about 40% of online advertising misses the target: here’s why[…]