June 12, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Passport The EU burgundy-red booklet permits visa-free travel to 147 countries.  A globe-trotter’s dream Guessed the word?  Series 4  (1/6 )  [photo: wisegeek]

June 5, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Teamwork Sole entrepreneurs are a minority.  Even Bill Gates, Richard Branson and Steve Jobs had co-founder partners in the crucial early years.  Most successful firms are started by teams Guessed the word?  Series 4 (6/6)    [photo: Mariusz Szymaszek]

June 2, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Institutional investors Pension funds are making unusual investments: Rabobank is landlord of Dutch sex shops, M&G property fund has bingo halls. Cast the net widely to generate a fixed stream of cash Guessed the word?   Series 4 (5/6)   [photo: Espressolia]

May 31, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Freemium  A mix of ‘free’ and ‘premium’ is dominant in internet startups & smartphone apps: basic features at no cost, richer functionality for a fee. Users become evangelists if the distinction between free and paid offerings are clear Guessed the word?   Series 4 (4/6)   [photo: Ryan McGuire]

May 17, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Guess the Word  and Contact Us for prizes!  Series 4 starts soon… 1st letter of each post Title (in a Series) spells a topical business word  (which may be spelt correctly, backwards, jumbled up or as anagrams).  Previous answers: Series 3 spelt  A-L-D-I-G-T-I = DIGITAL Series 2 spelt  N-O-I-T-Y-P-R-C-N-E = ENCRYPTION Series 1 spelt  U-N-I-C-O-R-N [photo: yifats21] 

May 17, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

  Immersion training Live action role playing teaches vital 21st century skills – creative thinking, problem-solving, collaboration & communication. Better than rote learning & fact retention now we have unprecedented access to information? Guessed the word?  Series 3 (2/7)  [photo: luispepunto]

May 12, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Terms & conditions “I have read and agree to the Terms & Conditions” – the most common lie in the world? Guessed the word?    Series 3  (5/7)    [photo: geralt]

May 5, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

  Generation Z > 20 years old, Gen Z are super-visual digital natives.  They need a cause, make (not consume), collaborate, problem-solve, and like the raw & imperfect (to develop/ own/ share). Offer them: membership (not marketing), flexi-booking, refunds, try-before-you-buy, social space (festivals), personal devices, freemium content & start the relationship earlier Guessed the word?…

May 5, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Infrastructure Fast, robust wifi essential for global competitiveness, but UK is 5th for broadband availability, and 17 out of 19 for updated tech.  £56bn high-speed HS2 rail from London to Birmingham/ Manchester won’t deliver double the economic/ social benefits of £25bn UK-wide full-fibre broadband.  The best investments may be invisible Guessed the word?  Series 3…

April 28, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

  Dark kitchen With no restaurant attached, Deliveroo’s Roobox meets soaring demand for takeaways – without struggling to serve diners at the same time.  Innovative, low-risk scaling up and out Guessed the Word?  Series 3  (1/7)  [photo: vaazdev]