The Independent Survivor’ s Destiny

The Independent Survivor’ s Destiny

No doubt, whatever the next shift is, the Independent will translate any new economy to reflect cultural change, changing use of the high street and redevelopment of our society as have their forbears in our history of trade and commercial activity, from grit to silk. With competition, advancing technology, finance and the economy, as arguably [...]
A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines – No29 Micro River Cruise

A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines – No29 Micro River Cruise

Don`t retire - Inspire. It takes a long time to save up a wealth of experience which, if invested in a business, can go a long way.  Therefore in some areas of business the start up might, paradoxically, have more value and be more prevalent amongst those who have some mileage behind them because enthusiastic [...]
A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.25 – Infused with Knowledge: The Tea and Coffee Merchant

A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.25 – Infused with Knowledge: The Tea and Coffee Merchant

`At the end of the day'  is not only a well used idiom but also a state of fact, which is many things to many people. For example, for those involved with commercial transactions it might be their signal for the kettle to go on; in another time  for those same people it might have [...]
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 [...]
A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.21 – The Wine Seller

A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.21 – The Wine Seller

Raise Your Glasses to Niche Markets There is a zeitgeist for business; to be successful, adapt to evolve. Whether Owner or Caretaker, and irrespective of size, sector or economic conditions, it’s an attitude that marks the business spirit for success. All sectors of industry have witnessed demise over the last couple of years and, amongst [...]