Day: June 5, 2014

Can managing a chimp win the World Cup?

By Jack Peat, Editor of The London Economic Is Dr Steve Peters the key to World Cup success for England?  England travel to Brazil this week with a secret weapon in their bag; a chimp management specialist. The notion that psychology matters – particularly on the biggest stage – has ...

Review, The Wind Rises

By Ollie Gayler  @OllieGayler As a career finale, The Wind Rises is suitably poignant.  Its message is not an overt warning as in Princess Mononoke.  Its fantasy is more subtle and human than that of Spirited Away and is not presented in opposition to reality, but rather woven into the ...

How to cope with divorce

By Sara Davison The harsh reality is that the UK has the highest rate of divorce in Europe with 42% of first marriages ending in divorce. This fact is not to be taken lightly as it is reported to be the 2nd most traumatic life experience after death of a loved ...

Behavioural economics – a premature obituary?

  By Dan Ebanks Behavioural economics has been the emerging  ‘movement’ within the economics discipline for quite a few years, entering the public consciousness in 2008 with the publication of Thaler and Sunstein’s now omnipresent ‘Nudge’. However, Tim Adams suggested, in his article in the Guardian (May 31st 2014), that ...

The Financial Benefits of being a Blogger

Mark Russell, CEO of Optimus Performance Marketing- http://uk.optimus-pm.com/ The commercial potential of blogging is, in my opinion, in its infancy.  The barriers of entry to the bloggersphere are very low, resulting in so many bloggers entering the arena. Of course, celebrity and other high profile bloggers have an advantage when ...