September 2010 Intermediary A – Musing

September 2010 Intermediary A – Musing

Look after your Valuables. Business value is different from value that is personally placed on something.  When thinking about, for example, the three most valuable things either to oneself, a wider context, or ones business, each top three  is likely derived using different criteria. Which, of the chosen items, has an enabling trade price?  Chances are the [...]
August 2010 Intermediary A – Musing

August 2010 Intermediary A – Musing

Language You’ll Understand:  Business Whilst amongst French friends a phrase was required but missing from known vocabulary to convey appreciation of their generous hospitality. Having later obtained the missing phrase it was repeated to the accommodating hosts during a car journey. The car came to a grinding halt as the French host, agitated, reverted to [...]
Catering for Conversation

Catering for Conversation

Musicians, writers, scientists, artists from every field, and historical figures, were among the famous and not-so-famous; language wasn’t to be a barrier and fictional characters even entered the discussion after a recent `#Watercoolermoment'  with Enterprise Nation  (e_nation)  which had us thinking about our fantasy guests at a dinner party. Thus the debate began, and ran with [...]
October 2009 Muse and Views

October 2009 Muse and Views

Murder in the Dark  "Mama Told Me Not to Come"  sang The Animals, Three Dog Night and later Tom Jones with the Stereophonics.  Ambiguous lyrics run through and a mantra repeats that it was a Mama who had forewarned of potential trouble. The earliest version gives an air of discovering something unknown, the following version [...]