Business Difficulties are Everywhere

Business Difficulties are Everywhere

Business is ‘terrible’, we learnt today, from someone we’d worked with.  ‘It’s hardly better than last year’. ‘Great!’ Was our response, as we waited for this individual’s usual stoic resolve and general philosophy to give us their punch line.  ‘And how was last year?’ ‘Best year we’ve ever had!’ We already knew that.  We’d also [...]
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 [...]
January 2010 Muse and Views: The Game of Risk

January 2010 Muse and Views: The Game of Risk

And so another year and another decade starts in which all good intentions are there, in the beginning, but what risks lie ahead and what gambles will be taken?  How achievable are objectives?   We have a distraction at SUF headquarters which we won’t be giving up as our New Year Resolution: Buzzword Bingo.  The [...]