When you put something under immense pressure you very often expose the cracks. Or, you might create a diamond. What seems to have happened in the business community as we know it is that the pressure of enforced change has caused a concentration of business development into a much shorter time frame than would ordinarily
The media can come in for some stick. But actually it’s companies I’ve seen on my LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter getting it wrong this week. It’s absolutely right to highlight innovation supporting the front line; to recognise manufacturers sharing IP for inventions which save lives and for professionals with knowledge to share with others for
Reputations of businesses and their owners are being made and broken as the Covid-19 pandemic unfolds. It has long been said that you can tell the character of a person by how they react when the chips are down, something that is now proving true of firms faced with the stresses of the times we
Watching our team leave one by one, with a monitor under one arm and a laptop under the other, I’m not going to fib, I was really quite sad. If the country in the last week has moved to a war footing, there’s no doubt that Be Bold moved to a daily newsroom footing too.
We’re going to go through many stages of dealing with coronavirus in the coming weeks and perhaps months, but one thing business needs to get right is communication around it. There are still many unknowns, but that shouldn’t prevent anyone from having a plan and what might not yet have made it to the top
Your IT security might seem to be a million miles away from your reputational concerns. It’s all passwords and servers and the daily doses of user error (and the printers never doing what they should, obviously). What recent days have shown us yet again is that data breaches make headlines. Today alone we’ve got a
As journalists with the Shropshire Star, at least five of us here at Be Bold Media have been involved in reporting on flooding and the devastation it causes communities. As a former deputy editor of the Shropshire Star, my colleague Jon Simcock would have been directing the troops, sending reporters and photographers out to different