Month: July 2018

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July 30, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

    Go Let’s go!   The freedom of the open road has inspired many powerful visions to transport ourselves (physically & metaphorically) from one place to another through imagination, desire & effort.  The journey can be as rewarding as the destination Guessed the Word?            Series 28 (8/8)         …

July 27, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  Guess the Word  and Contact Us for prizes!  Series 28 starts soon….. 1st letter of each Post Title (in a Series) spells a business word – spelt correctly or jumbled up.  Previous answers: Series 27  spelt  F-R-U-I-T-E-X   (FIXTURE) Series 26  spelt  H-O-N-K-W-O-W   (KNOWHOW) Series 25  spelt  L-O-D-E-M   (MODEL) Series 24  spelt  G-R-E-Y-S-Y-N   (SYNERGY) Series 23  spelt   F-L-I-P-G-A-S-H   (FLAGSHIP) Series…

July 25, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

XO brandy The finest spirit distilled from grapes, XO Extra Old cognac is aged in oak casks for >6 years; longer than VS and VSOP.  16thC Dutch shipmaster created brandy when he concentrated wine by burning off most of the water to save valuable cargo space (brandwijn = burnt wine).  Prices rises likely, as 3 major disasters in…

July 23, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Eyeopener Best investment of Director time in summer? Answer customer calls. While colleagues are on holiday, learn how clients feel & what staff deal with day to day.  Wisdom from the frontline Guessed the Word?              Series 27 (7/7)              [pic: PDPics] 

July 20, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Teapot A design masterpiece, the Brown Betty brews the best tea since 1695.  Stoke-on-Trent red clay retains heat. Brown Rockingham glaze hides stains & wipes clean.  Shape makes tea leaves swirl & release more flavour as boiling water is added. Handle loop prevents knuckles getting burnt.  Handmade. Originally 12 shillings ( £85/ $110). Now £40…

July 18, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  Immigrant About 1/2 of US farm workers are undocumented immigrants.  Growing corn, cotton, rice, soybeans & wheat is now largely mechanized, but many high-value crops such as strawberries & diary farms need labor.  The US has to either import food, or import workers Guessed the Word?             Series 27 (2/7) …

July 16, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Underdog Brands can profit from positioning as the underdog.  Determination to triumph against the odds has a strong appeal – in events (dive rescue of Thai boys), sport (Wimbledon, World Cup), books (Harry Potter), clothes (the humble waistcoat), or business Guessed the Word?           Series 27 (5/7)              [pic:…

July 13, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  Reseller From 5 July, UK followed USA (led by New York) with unlimited fines on resellers using ticket-buying ‘bot’ software for sports, pop & other events. Touts (scalpers) buy multiple tickets to sell on at many times face value.  Victims of Viagogo campaign helped fans reclaim £300k ($395k) in <2 years Guessed the Word?     …

July 11, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Flypast 10 July flypast over Buckingham Palace, 100 days after Britain’s Royal Air Force centenary on 1 April.  22 Typhoons form ‘100’ in the sky, after 3 weeks secret practice over the North Sea.  Per ardua ad astra – “Through struggle to the stars”.  Each plane costs £110m ($145m), and £4,000 ($5,300) to fly for 1 hour. …

July 9, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Guess the Word  and Contact Us for prizes!  Series 27 starts soon….. 1st letter of each post Title (in a Series) spells a business word – spelt correctly, backwards, jumbled up, or as an anagram.  Previous answers: Series 26  spelt  H-O-N-K-W-O-W   (KNOWHOW) Series 25  spelt  L-O-D-E-M   (MODEL) Series 24  spelt  G-R-E-Y-S-Y-N   (SYNERGY) Series 23  spelt   F-L-I-P-G-A-S-H   (FLAGSHIP) Series 22  spelt …