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How a new MSCI study vindicates critics of CEO pay

The research looked at 800 CEOs at US companies, and concluded that pay and performance were out of kilter, even over the long term

The world’s self-starters are self-funders too, GEM’s entrepreneur survey shows

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The global economic crisis has had a profound effect on the entrepreneurial landscape, the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor says

WATCH: How to deal with an unsolicited offer to buy your business

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Engaging with acquirers just to see how the market values your company could damage your business relationships and reputation, an expert warns

Nine steps to becoming a successful freelancer

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Some of the ways to become a successful freelancer include making new connections and being prepared for dry spells

Laughter is the best motivator — and that’s no joke

A good fit of laughter can motivate the team, enabling it to get to work with more energy — better than a cup of coffee, say advocates of mirth in the workplace. Picture: ISTOCK

Humour is a resource managers can use, but should be used with a level of measure and moderation, writes AngéLique Mangon

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ON WORK: Holidaying company bosses flaunt latest way to show off

CEOs’ reading lists turn out to be the new ‘mine’s bigger than yours’, writes Lucy Kellaway


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