March 26, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Older Governments, educators & employers should invest in a new class of students: older adults. Many lack the post-high school education/ training firms need.  By 2025, nearly 1/4 of the US workforce will be over 55.  Adults do better at accelerated, month-long courses than in standard, 18-week terms Guessed the Word?        …

Dry

March 24, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Dry The number of Britons ‘going dry’ has hit a 12-year high.  20m consider alcohol-free drinks, while 1 in 5 doesn’t drink alcohol at all.  Many sophisticated zero-proof aperitifs, beers, spirits & wines now on the shelves, solving the problem of what to drink when you’re not drinking Guessed the Word?        Series…

March 21, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Taxi UK has 1 of the world’s largest taxi markets. Londoners spend more money – 6.9% of GDP – on transport than people in New York, Hong Kong, San Francisco, Tokyo & Singapore. Taxi/ limo 2016 revenues: US $19 (£14.4) bn, Japan $15 (£11.4) bn, UK $11.5 (8.7) bn, next is France <$5 (£3.8) bn…

March 18, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Urban More than 1/2 the world’s population now lives in urban areas.  Will rise to 2/3rds by 2050.  But cities won’t achieve their economic potential unless they solve air pollution, navigation, housing shortage & noise.  In city-life utopia, robots sit in traffic, rents are low & electric motor whirrs are the loudest sound Guessed the Word?…

March 13, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Champagne 2008 champagne – the greatest vintage ever?  Was a gloomy, overcast summer.  Tricky, stressful, exhausting growing season.  Night forays into the vineyards.  Slow harvest picking.  10 years on lees.  Being released now, but will only reveal their true potential & pleasure with ~20 years of age.  Brexit parallels? Guessed the Word?       Series…

March 11, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Obituary A hobby can sow the seed of a successful business & lasting legacy.Rosa ‘Constance Spry’the original ‘English rose’ known for its fragrance & rosette form, was the 1961 product of an amateur breeding roses.  Went on to launch the most successful rose brand in the world by the time he died in 2018 Guessed…

March 8, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Nostalgia Shine a light: Britain is the 2nd richest country in Europe, per Gross Domestic Product based on purchasing power parity.   Unemployment is at its lowest level since 1975.  Britain is still the 8th biggest manufacturer in the world.  Reasons to be cheerful, then & now Guessed the Word?           Series 39…

March 6, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Guess the Word  and Contact Us for prizes!  Series 39 starts soon….. 1st letter of each Post Title (in a Series) spells a business word – spelt correctly or jumbled up.  Previous answers: Series 38  spelt  F-A-T-F-I-R  (TARIFF) Series 37  spelt  R-E-C-I-T-A-L  (ARTICLE) Series 36  spelt  C-O-M-E-O-U-T  (OUTCOME) Series 35  spelt  Y-E-T-I-D-U-E-L   (YULETIDE) Series 34  spelt  T-I-D-Y-R-U-N-S   (INDUSTRY) Series 33  spelt  V-I-E-W-E-R   (REVIEW) Series 32  spelt  C-I-G-L-O …

March 4, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Regulate Time to regulate search & social media tech giants as they’re brokers into the information marketplace, & critical infrastructure to the global economy.  An industry consortium, (sanctioned by government) can regulate, balance the interests of small & large firms, and set ground rules for how they interact with society Guessed the Word?      Series…

March 1, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Innovate Thinking about innovation is oddly conformist, & unaware of its lack of originality.  The best breakthroughs came from research that appeared useless & irrelevant to real life.  Such efforts must be supported, even with no quick payback, or the next wave of innovation will just not occur Guessed the Word?         …