Innovation capital – the missing link in business success

Many of those involved in innovation fail to win the funding, talent, technical support or other resources required to progress their plans, despite having clever and potentially winning ideas. The missing link could be their failure to develop what is...

/ July 4, 2019

Lisbon does the business

Yvonne Gordon looks at the best places to work, stay and play if you’re doing business in the Portuguese capital. Where to meet The FIL (Feria Internacional de Lisboa or International Fair of Lisbon) is the city’s main exhibition centre and...

/ February 21, 2019

The private airport experience

You don’t have to have your own private jet to have a private airport experience in Dublin or London – YVONNE GORDON checks out some VIP options which might suit the business traveller. If you’re a frequent traveller from Dublin...

/ January 11, 2019

Whitney Johnson talks to Decision

Whitney Johnson, acclaimed author of ‘Build an A Team’, was in Dublin for a HBR Live presentation today and to record a podcast and video interview for Decision (coming soon). Whitney has been recognised as one of the leading management...

/ October 2, 2018

Pitches welcome

Decision welcomes pitches for editorial features for our forthcoming issues. We are particularly interested in management features in the areas of HR, strategy and leadership from specialist authors. Please send proposals to

/ July 18, 2018

Get Private Jet smart

If you like to travel to business meetings in style but can’t justify the budget to buy or charter a private jet, check out one of the services that offers spare seats on private jets around the globe, writes Yvonne...

/ July 16, 2018

Humans plus machines is the future of AI

The key to understanding the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is to see it as a way of transforming business processes, and leading organisations around the world have grasped this concept and are benefitting consequently. That’s the conclusion of a...

/ July 14, 2018

Docklands made easy

YVONNE GORDON looks at the best places to meet, eat and stay for executives doing business in the London Docklands. Where to meet The huge ExCel exhibitions and conventions centre on Royal Victoria Dock (, between London City Airport and...

/ July 12, 2018

Motivate yourself

Motivate yourself by Andro Donovan Capstone, €14.99 Whatever stage of life you are at, this highly practical book is designed to help you motivate yourself and find a higher purpose. The book offers readers strategies and tools to improve productivity and...

/ July 10, 2018

Preventing personal obsolescence

Stretch How to future proof yourself for tomorrow’s workplace by Katie Willyard Wiley, €24.99 Living longer and having more careers than any previous generation is the lot of those of working age today. The prospects of obsolescence, however, looms large...

/ July 8, 2018