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 [...]
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 [...]
July 2011 Intermediary A-Musing

July 2011 Intermediary A-Musing

Engage Crowd Sourcing for Small Business We don’t offer loyalty cards. We’ve never done BOGOF. We’re not intending to join Groupon, give out discount cards or a free coffee reward for every 3 that you take with us. And, for the record, we’re not meanies. The reason that we don’t do any of the above [...]
June 2011 Intermediary A-Musing

June 2011 Intermediary A-Musing

It’s Not a Puzzle, SB is IOH A confusing cryptic signing-off at the end of an email we discovered to be a lamenting excuse rather than reason to be tagged on to a name.  As email arrived along with a misplaced attachment we assumed the acronym held an unknown reference to said document. Phone calls [...]
April 2011 Intermediary A-Musing

April 2011 Intermediary A-Musing

Question Time Your starter for 10 - Can you describe your business in one sentence? 1.  As a business owner, do you understand what your defining DNA is? 2.  Do your customers or clients understand it?   If you can’t describe your business in one short sentence, neither can your customers. If customers can’t understand [...]