Category: R

October 29, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Referee Effective regulators are vital in business or elections.  Rules for referees: Use authority skilfully.  Handle mistakes quickly.  Be a team player.  Remember, it’s not about you.  Have goals beyond personal aggrandizement.  Maintain order.  For those spewing nonsense with no impulse control – use the Mute button.  Or Fast Forward them out.  Happy Halloween Guessed…

October 19, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Repatriate Debt & payback can span centuries, pandemics & famines.  2020: Irish donors send millions of dollars to Native American Choctaw people devastated by Covid.  1847: the Choctaw sent money to Ireland during the Great Potato Famine.  Compassion & gratitude go beyond interest rates & repayment schedules Guessed the Word?           …

September 7, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Reset Covid reset: more of us are now content with less, as it’s often the best use of resources.  Instead of updating or upgrading, many are fine with the same or less, if that frees up time, money or energy for other priorities.  Go for bottom-of-the-range.  Reduce, reuse, recycle.  Less is more Guessed the Word? …

June 22, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Rush to untie lockdown shackles.  Unknowingly, we’d all rehearsed for Covid-19 for 20 years & moved to online orders; work/ study from home; email instead of writing; being entertained when & where we choose; got video-conferencing to replace meetings.  So, prepare now to set your firm free – will it be radically different? much the same?…

April 22, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Reopen Which sectors will reopen from lockdown first?  Construction, manufacturing, logistics, essential retail, waste handling & outdoor work – by staying 2m apart.  A population basis to reopen is ‘youth first’ – schools & young workers who don’t live with older folks.  Another brick out of the wall Guessed the Word?         …

March 6, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Rounds Coronavirus: how many will get it & in which round?  If R (reproduction no.) is the average number of people who get infected from 1 new case, with R2 (each new case infects 2 others) after 5 rounds, we have 32 new cases.  If it’s R3, after 5 rounds we have 243 new cases. …

December 13, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Rustic The rustic cottage offers refuge from politics, commercial pressures & the cold.  Consumers fulfil the fantasy of a Christmas country cottage by renting one – even the smallest & most remote dwellings get snapped up quickly.  Time with family & friends, in a timeless rural setting, is the antidote to urban noise, hustle &…

October 11, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Resistance Resistance to giving up cars is due to strong emotional attachment.  Even at purchase, how the vehicle reflects our personality/ status overrides lifestyle considerations & budget limits.  Many people talk to their vehicles & say they’ve had life’s most memorable moments in them.  So marketers & advertisers gear up the emotional ties, & car…

July 26, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Rivers Settlements have risen by rivers from earliest times.  In 50 AD, the Romans built Londinium near Walbrook, where the Thames was still tidal.  By the 18th c, their wharves & 1st London Bridge enabled trade within Britain & around the globe, & made London the world’s busiest port.  The river’s economic, leisure & inspiration…

June 27, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Rainbow A rainbow represents inclusiveness & a hope humans will mingle peacefully.  The new rainbow watches for both men & women show how to borrow a sentiment for marketing while paying homage to the original: almost all the watches showcase the same clockwise colour gradient – red at 12 o’clock, & the colours run around…