Tag: free

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?…

October 28, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Invisible hand 1776 economics milestone:  Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations.  Free markets ‘led by an invisible hand’ benefit all, not just the butcher, brewer or baker seeking profit.  No other idea in history has done more to raise global prosperity.  His pin factory study showed division-of-labour specialisation & productivity motivates trade.  The ‘invisible hand’ is…

May 7, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Declutter Less is more!  Declutter & escape the oppression of too much stuff.  Even if we can’t control the big things – governments, markets, climate – we can control the little things through mindful consumption of what we buy, where we buy, & how we use what we buy Guessed the Word?      …

May 3, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Exchange Most transactions now occur with no monetary exchange.  Statistics only measure activities with money value, so these barter deals get omitted. Example: “Free” apps for smartphones.  They aren’t really free; we get them in exchange for giving up personal data or accepting advertisements Guessed the Word?           Series 41 (7/9)   …


January 31, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

You If you’re not paying for a service, you are the product The customers are the advertisers, who use info about you to target their ads Guessed the Word?       Series 18 (5/5)       [pic: simschmidt]

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]

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]