Leonardo DiCaprio needs no introduction, thanks to his roles in some of the most successful movies ever. But away from the sets and cameras, his demonstrable commitment to heightening awareness about social responsibility and the future of the planet show that DiCaprio is motivated by a ‘big picture’ of a different kind…
Podcasting is undergoing a renaissance—brilliant news for long-term fans, and a treat for newcomers to the format. The business world is particularly fertile subject matter for podcasters. This is Agent’s guide to 10 of the best available right now. (Image Source: iStock)
Computer coding is longer the stomping ground of nerds. The ability to understand code has become a core business skill. But a solid grasp of the fundamentals carries you a long way. And second, there are a host of websites where you can pick up these basic skills for free. (Image Source: iStock)
Traditional models of ‘top down’ leadership are no longer relevant. But while trust in political leaders declines, more people across the world are placing steadily greater trust in business leaders. The latest Edelman Global Trust Barometer is full of findings that no entrepreneur can afford to ignore. (Image Source: iStock)
There is no way to measure the damage that your reputation, or the credibility of your product or service, can suffer from emails laced with typographical errors and grammatical mistakes. These errors arise from carelessness and also genuine confusion about fundamental rules. You should set about addressing them immediately. (Image Source: iStock)
Does high Emotional Intelligence (EI) make you more likely to succeed? Not conclusively, but in the past two decades there has been a tendency to reduce EI to a thing that can be boosted into a kind of weapon to help you conquer the world. But what exactly is EI, and can it be enhanced or improved to help you lead a happy and successful life? (Image Source: iStock)
THIS Change AGENTs Pay it Forward post celebrates a professional sporting organisation that also goes the distance to promote social responsibility through its support for a range of worthy causes locally and globally: the Chelsea Football Club Foundation.
She may be a record-breaking colossus of pop culture, but singer Katy Perry has a following that is as inspired as much by her political and social activism, as well as her tireless work on behalf of a range of charitable organisations.
Life is tough for startups. New ideas can be difficult to bring to fruition, and then insecurity can often halt progress, somethings fatally. But many have stood in your shoes before, and their wisdom can be beneficial at this most trying stage. (Image Source: iStock)
Chances are you have insurance coverage on your house or your car to help offset losses from unforeseen events. But have you done the same with your life? The purpose of life insurance is to help ensure that those who depend on you will still be able to maintain their standard of living if something should happen to you. Life insurance helps secure your loved ones’ futures and potentially provide them with enough money to fulfill their obligations and pursue their dreams, even if you are no…
While the business world demands constant focus on goals for leaders to succeed, this can be a tough challenge in an era of instant global communication and dizzyingly fast change. Here are just 7 ways that business and thought leaders have risen to the challenge. (Image Source: iStock)