March 2012 Intermediary A-Musing

March 2012 Intermediary A-Musing

Anything is Possible, Not Probable: In Business. In Finance. Any business managing to track a path throughout the last few years and get to now, which is the majority of small or micro business (and includes new entry), should be very proud. What next, what’s the future of your business? Why should you want to [...]
February 2012 Intermediary A-Musing

February 2012 Intermediary A-Musing

The Commonality of Business:The economy has uneven impact, independent businesses have their own identity therefore there is no `best way' or `single fix' for the commonality of businesses in which no credit means no business.Not too long ago, anyone on the streets of Wichita might have witnessed dollars raining down on them; dropped from a helicopter [...]
February 2012 Noteworthy News

February 2012 Noteworthy News

Apologies to any polar bears coming out of hibernation, as you rub your eyes against the bright lights of headline glare, don’t panic you haven’t overslept and the hunting season isn’t for you. No, far more fun...  it’s the bankers’ bonus season, that time of year when the headlines have their sights firmly fixed on [...]
The Interview

The Interview

    If a small business was being interviewed for a job it might go something like this: Interviewer: What are your strengths and weaknesses? Small Business: I’m flexible, I’m able to react and respond to shocks, adjust my processes, products and pricing accordingly which makes me a survivor. Mis-management is a weakness, however, that [...]
January 2012 Intermediary A-Musing

January 2012 Intermediary A-Musing

Business X-Ray  Why fix something that isn’t broken? It’s always been done this way. What we do works. So, indeed, why fix something that isn’t broken? Who can blame a business with responsibilities vying for attention, choosing to put self-examination on the to-do list in favour of dealing with the more pragmatic matters such as [...]