Category: Series 59 – Hype

June 17, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Guess the Word  and Contact Us for Prizes!  Series 60 starts soon….. 1st letter of each Post Title (in a Series) spells a business word – spelt correctly or jumbled up.  Previous answers: Series 59  spelt  H-E-Y-P   (HYPE) Series 58  spelt  B-I-O-M-E-Z   (ZOMBIE) Series 57  spelt  R-O-U-G-H-F-L-U   (FURLOUGH) Series 56  spelt  N-O-W-L-O-C-K-D   (LOCKDOWN) Series 55 …

June 15, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Plague How to trade during plague? See past precedents. Plague stone receptacles at parish & quarantine boundaries sterilised coins in vinegar, in exchange for goods. 1348-50 Black Death took 1/3 of Englanders. 1665-66 Great Plague killed 100,000 Londoners (1/4 of the city).  Then & now: Panic buyers welcome!  But disinfect before entry Guessed the Word? …

June 12, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Yank out Covid-19 dilemma: how to yank out under-performing products/ services/ units? A gentle approach spreads the pain, but slow removal just prolongs the agony. Rip off the sticking plaster in one go. Swift, short, sharp shock; then focus on higher-margin &/or better prospect items to ensure survival Guessed the Word? Series 59 (2/4) pic:…

June 10, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Everything Covid-19 is the ‘everything crisis’. Its impact is sharper, deeper & less predictable than previous shocks.  Even good firms & talented workers will be affected.  Don’t put all the eggs in one basket – diversifying reduces risk of running out of cash before recovery starts. To get an omelette, we have to break eggs. …

June 8, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Home office Covid-19 workplace divide: those with a home office & those without.  We’re all home workers now.  What’s needed to settle down to work in unsettling times/spaces:  A dedicated workspace.  A solid, spacious desk. A comfy chair.  Overhead & desk lamps.  Ideally, a window.  Adjust as needed for online meetings – ironically, when working…