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The Luxury Academy Blog2019-07-19T11:29:43+00:00

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Social Leadership

Social Leadership What is social leadership? A good question and one that isn’t as easy to answer as you might imagine. For some social leadership is tied to morality, ethics and the leader’s sense of [...]

Developing your business. Part II: Product/service development

Developing your business. Part II: Product/service development   For business development to be successful we need to be clear about what it is, namely a consistent, considered approach to improving business growth through profits, product/service [...]

Managing Conflict | Teachings from Sun Tzu

When did handling conflict become such an integral part of leadership? Managing interpersonal conflicts between employees, management disputes over strategic direction, or external disputes with stakeholders, there is no getting away from the fact that [...]

Passing the ‘poshness test’

As news that elite law, accountancy and financial services firms are putting candidates through a ‘poshness test’ makes headlines through a study from the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission, we ask what, academic qualifications [...]

International business etiquette: 10 things you need to know before you travel

Like language, business and social etiquette and protocols evolve over time. Unlike language, there are no phrase books or handy formulations to learn and parrot when the occasion demands. Researching the customs of the country, [...]

Mistakes That Could Lose You Business

The world of business is a complex network of connections, partnerships and affiliations, strengthened d by time, but still ever so delicate. Like all relationships involving trust, business relations are difficult to instigate, time-consuming to [...]