January 30, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Guess the Word  and Contact Us for prizes!  Series 37 starts soon….. 1st letter of each Post Title (in a Series) spells a business word – spelt correctly or jumbled up.  Previous answers: 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   (LOGIC) Series 31  spelt  P-O-N-Y-M-A-C   (COMPANY) Series 30  spelt  K-R-O-W   (WORK) Series…

January 26, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Tradewind Tradewind blowing!  Tech is disrupting the model of seaborne trade that’s ruled for decadesExamples: Automated hydroponic indoor farms grow summer crops year-round; 3D printers churn out jet engine parts on demand anywhere.  Trade agreements now have as much to do with data flows as physical goods Guessed the Word?           Series 36…

January 25, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Under-achiever Now’s the best time for Europe to stop being big tech’s under-achieverUSA hit by unforced errors – fake news, privacy/ data security lapses.  China’s un-tailored services struggling to expand into new markets.  Europe’s promising tech arenas: drug & materials development, driverless cars, electric helicopters, genomics.  London is 1 of the best places on Earth…

January 23, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Omni-channel Clicks to bricks!  Omni-channel retail works as we prefer a memorable buying experience to just spending money on a product/ service. A physical presence drives the buyer back to the e-commerce portal – the fabled ‘halo effect’.  Innovative e-tailers jump from digital to physical, & reinvent themselves with a bricks-&-mortar shop Guessed the Word?     …

January 21, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Escape room Next big thing in entertainment: escape rooms.  Locked in a room, with 1 hour to solve a series of puzzles that permit escape.  Mixes immersive theatre & computer gaming, so ideal offline brand extension to create memories.  Successful puzzle design – not too boring or too difficult.  Invented in Japan 2007.  UK now has 2,000 escape…

January 18, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Micro-library Micro-library shows enterprises can thrive in non-traditional structuresElements for success: convenient, long opening hours, self-sustaining, cheap, foster community spirit, capture imaginations, help people connect & make serendipitous discoveries.  No registration, fees nor proof of address.  Book exchanges are the most popular use of old phone boxes Guessed the Word?       Series 36 (6/7)   …

January 16, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Overlooked Most-overlooked amenity in hotel rooms: the ironing board. Business travellers!  Use it as a height-adjustable writing desk, dining table, or activity console. (Housekeeping can take care of your ironing) Guessed the Word?          Series 36 (1/7)              [pic: target]

January 14, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Credo Words & deeds must sync.  Who believes big tech co’s mission statements when they don’t pay their fair share of taxes? “Connecting the world.” “The earth’s most customer-centric co.” “Make the best products that have a meaningful impact on people’s lives.” “Organize the world’s information & make it universally accessible & useful.”   Yeah, right…  Guessed…

January 1, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Guess the Word  and Contact Us for prizes!  Series 36 starts soon….. 1st letter of each Post Title (in a Series) spells a business word – spelt correctly or jumbled up.  Previous answers: 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   (LOGIC) Series 31  spelt  P-O-N-Y-M-A-C   (COMPANY) Series 30  spelt  K-R-O-W   (WORK) Series 29  spelt  R-O-P-Y-J-A-D-E   (JEOPARDY) Series 28  spelt  G-U-I-L-D-B-I-N   (BUILDING)…

January 1, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Luck We under-estimate the role of luck in business success. From good to great needs luck, to be in the right place at the right time.  Exceptional success occurs in rare circumstances, so lessons drawn from the 2nd best are more informative & offer better proof of skill/ effort.  Good luck in 2019! Guessed the Word?   …