Native to our Business

Native to our Business

Vision.... `is the art of seeing things invisible' (Swift). Strategically placed around us are aids; PC, phone, light, files etc. Aids to us getting things done.  It’s also good to be reminded that beyond the centre of our focus there is another life, therefore, personal touches are added to the mix; photos, letters, cd’s, favourite [...]
Banks In Short: We Have A Ghastly Mess

Banks In Short: We Have A Ghastly Mess

In the fashion of Awards; fourth place goes to NatWest, third place goes to Santander, second place is Lloyds TSB and first place is Barclays.... that is, according to UK FOS  (Financial Ombudsman Service) and in relation to a 24% rise of civilian complaints about Banks, relative to savings, overdrafts, mortgages and insurance. Andrew Haldane, [...]
Business Beastie No 7: Mere Existence

Business Beastie No 7: Mere Existence

Swigging back any discipline tonic and deliriously chanting the plan, strategy, review mantra to keep the business cogs turning is meaningless without action, and might not be sufficient enough to get rid of a business virus. Once down that path of least resistance, making any plan can have you feeling like you're back at school [...]
Business Beastie No 6: Stuck-Record Syndrome

Business Beastie No 6: Stuck-Record Syndrome

Like some middle manager after a monotonous meeting, calling off at Bar-information as a kick back response to any `nasty' encountered in the border areas of business is a tempting idea. Reaching for that overload cocktail to take away the economic effects of Stuck-Record Syndrome seems like the perfect quencher to dampen the constant fighting [...]
Suits You: Structuring a Business

Suits You: Structuring a Business

Outside the Box  is both a Marmite phrase and a Series  we run about businesses, and people, as a direct response to people we’ve encountered.  Often not knowingly, they’ve illustrated an attitude of creative thinking that enables their business an unconventional distinction or infectious energy; lateral thinkers we like a lot. With Value as a [...]