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Personal finance: private school fees

Thu, July 17, 2014

Private school fee hikes are slowing down, says Neasa MacErlean. These days, it's all about added value

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10 Tips

10 tips on making small talk

Wed, July 2, 2014

Fluent small talk doesn't come naturally to everyone, but it can lead to rewarding outcomes. Communication specialist Judy Apps has ten simple pointers for having a great conversation

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Books

Is crowdfunding the future of publishing?

Tue, June 18, 2013

It's publishing, but not as we know it. Upstart company Unbound Books is putting power in the hands of readers, says Martin Baker

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Trends

Persuasion: can the chance to do nothing increase commitment?

Tue, June 17, 2014

Can offering people the option of doing nothing actually increase their commitment to a task? A word-puzzle experiment suggests it might, says Steve Martin

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Economics

Do beautiful cities do better economically?

Wed, June 4, 2014

Does a city's economic success depend on whether it looks nice and is fun to be in? Evidence suggests it may play a part

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Bizwords

Holocracy

Thu, June 19, 2014

A lexicon of executive lingo, by Tony Thorne

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Business lessons from history

Business lessons from history: the colour television

Tue, June 24, 2014

What the evolution of the television teaches us about improving the central product. By Derek Harbinson

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Prototypes

Watch this space

Thu, November 1, 2012

New products commissioned by Business Life - watch this space...

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