Archive of North West Business Insider
Issue - December 2014
In this edition we take a look back at 2014, evaluating the year’s major events across a wide range of sectors. There’s also an interview with the boss of St Helens Rugby League Club, and we have an in-depth report on the Northern Powerhouse agenda.
I heard a motivational speaker recently and he wrote the following four sums on a piece of paper: 1x1 = 1; 2x2 = 4; 3x3 = 9; and 4x4 = 15. He then showed them to the audience and invited them to
say what they saw. “It’s wrong,” bellowed a man in the front row. “But the first three are right,” replied the speaker. “Why didn’t you mention them?”
Insider asked five prominent businesswomen about everything from
freezing eggs to the way women are portrayed in the media.
The chief executive of Freight First shares the bumpy road of business ownership with Rupert Cornford.