Category: Series 29 – Jeopardy

September 19, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Guess the Word  and Contact Us for prizes!  Series 30 starts soon….. 1st letter of each Post Title (in a Series) spells a business word – spelt correctly or jumbled up.  Previous answers:   Series 29  spelt  R-O-P-Y-J-A-D-E   (JEOPARDY) Series 28  spelt  G-U-I-L-D-B-I-N   (BUILDING) 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 …

September 17, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  Enough Enough to remember just 3 words to find anywhere, including street-less villages & uninhabited spots.  2013 invention by London startup used geocoordinates to divide Earth into 57tn squares of 3m x 3m (100 sqft), each with unique word combinations. The system is as accurate as the best GPS.  Available in many languages, but oceans…

September 14, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Double-breasted (DB) suits Too casual for the office till the 1940s, but now doing double the business,the DB suit jacket descends from naval officer uniforms.  Key to the image of 1930s gangsters & 1980s bankers, its most iconic wearers are rule-breakers whose names turn up on all-time best-dressed lists.  Menswear detail: correct button stance is…

September 12, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Apprentice Drop out?  29% of UK university graduates earned less than average worker with apprenticeship experience recently – against a backdrop of lowest unemployment level in UK for 43 years, in Eurozone for 9 years and in the US for 18 years Guessed the Word?                Series 29 (5/8)     …

September 10, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Jobs theft Did the digital spreadsheet steal jobs?  Yes & No.  The 1978 invention replaced 2-page spreads in paper ledgers overnight & re-defined accountancy.  400,000 US bookkeeper/ accounts clerk jobs – calculate, fill-in, check, correct – ended.  But as accounting became cheaper, more demand & 600,000 jobs for other types of accountant appeared.  No need…

September 7, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Yacht How to transform a superyacht-type firm?  ‘Speedboat projects’ run separately from core activities can develop faster.  Heritage & tradition are valuable, but sometimes developed markets can learn from emerging ones, not the other way round Guessed the Word?         Series 29 (8/8)          [pic: Singapore Yacht Club]

September 5, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Pink chocolate Coming soon – pink chocolate.  The 4th type after dark, milk and white.  1st new type for 80 years, since white was invented in 1930s. Is pink naturally, and has a smooth berry taste – fruit/ cream/ sour combined.  Made by innovative Swiss manufacturing process after a decade of research, from ruby cocoa…

September 3, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  Outdoor learning Outdoor activities break down barriers & teach practical skills.  Summer vacation is a hangover from Victorian times, when children helped in the fields.  74% of UK kids now spend less time outdoors than prisoners Guessed the Word?               Series 29 (3/8)               [pic:TheDigitalWay]

August 31, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Rest Nap cafes already in S Korea – everywhere soon?  Under 1% of us are natural short sleepers, needing <6 hours sleep a night.  45 – 54 year olds are UK’s most sleep-deprived group.  Average US sleep on work nights down from 8.5 to 7 hrs in last 50 years.  Health consequences are worrying.  More firms…