In Business: Notes To Connect The Dots – May 2015

In Business: Notes To Connect The Dots – May 2015

Heckling A Comedian Never Works Out As the campaign trail days are almost through (or might actually be through by the time you read this) I’m curious to know if the hecklers that politicians face are the same as those who take on comedians. Either way, unless there’s a hung parliament to extend the haggling, [...]
And the Nomination for Perseverance Goes to The Hardworking Small Business

And the Nomination for Perseverance Goes to The Hardworking Small Business

  Taking a business through the early 90’s recession was a medal-giving moment to any small business.  So, for anyone that has managed to keep going through this one, opening the doors at the New Year should be giving off a similar feeling to opening an Oscar nominee award.  Why? Well, in the previous recession, [...]
A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.23 – The Eco Builder

A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.23 – The Eco Builder

Mud...  Mud...  Glorious Cob! Unclogging the brain is a good thing; it brings in fresh ideas, inspirational thinking, and, our old favourite, new perspective. Fulfilling requisites for after work play; a change of scenery, a little exercise, some fresh air and maybe some quiet time can be accomplished in many ways, but unless ‘away from [...]
Reacting to Gear Changes

Reacting to Gear Changes

One-size-fits-all rarely works.  It rarely works for business models, customer service, education, hats, pants or people.  Although it might  work with the newly proposed hospital dignity gowns, standardising can’t react, therefore  isn’t sustainable and results in availability vying with attainability. How does this reflect in our industry?  An example we could give is the phrase [...]