Business Beastie No 7: Mere Existence

Business Beastie No 7: Mere Existence

Swigging back any discipline tonic and deliriously chanting the plan, strategy, review mantra to keep the business cogs turning is meaningless without action, and might not be sufficient enough to get rid of a business virus. Once down that path of least resistance, making any plan can have you feeling like you're back at school [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
January 2011 Noteworthy News

January 2011 Noteworthy News

  There’s no doubt there’ll be plenty of news over the coming months but as the classic lyrics remind us `I read the news today, Oh boy...'   Sometimes it’s good to have a rest from the news, especially as it’s often a deep look at shallow news, only  learning such things as ` ... how many holes it [...]