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 [...]
Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Reading an article about The Future of Shopping  in all its glory, the browsing online, videoconferencing, superimposing items, click-and-collect, scanning barcodes, price-matching , Quick Response and technological advances mean the future seems less leaps-and-bounds and more vaulting and ricocheting. With a question being posed:  ‘Is E-Commerce a disruption for retailers'? For the small business that [...]
June 2009 News, Muse and Views

June 2009 News, Muse and Views

Life on Earth climbs out of the Swamp.... “Liquidate labor, liquidate stocks, liquidate the farmers, liquidate real estate. Purge the rottenness out of the system....” This was the advice given by Hoover’s Treasury Secretary, Mellon, during the Great Depression. “ High costs of living and high living will come down. People will work harder, live [...]