UK Business Leaders Need To Adapt Urgently To Weather Storm

As if things were not bad enough, with the U.K.’s government announcing fresh restrictions in an effort to stem the advance of the long-anticipated second wave of the coronavirus, research published this week reveals many of the country’s businesses to be in pretty bad shape. The report by Goldsmiths, University of London in partnership with the technology company Microsoft finds that more than half of organizations surveyed have seen a decrease in revenue this year compared to last year, with more than one in five experiencing a drop greater than 15%. The same proportion had to scrap an existing business model within days of entering the lockdown announced in March, with 45% of leaders questioned expecting their current business

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Young, ‘digital natives’ ready to take business world by storm

SALT LAKE CITY — The fresh-faced photos are as much a part of the legends as the names of the companies they started.



a car parked on the side of a building: University of Utah freshman and game developer Andrew Wang poses for a photo with his Tesla Model 3 outside the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute Studio building on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020.


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University of Utah freshman and game developer Andrew Wang poses for a photo with his Tesla Model 3 outside the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute Studio building on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020.

Mark Zuckerberg sporting a Harvard hoodie in his dorm room. Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak with their first computer prototype, housed in a wooden box. Bill Gates grinning next to a computer terminal at Seattle’s exclusive Lakeside School.

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But it turns out the story arc of these youngster founders — all 20-somethings who would go on to earn icon status as they built their now-marquee brands of Facebook, Apple and Microsoft — have been far more the exception than the

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