Tag: survive

July 30, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Armageddon Will Covid-19 armageddon leave deserted city centres?  NO.  The past points to the future: cities actually expanded after previous plagues.  Finance, media, entertainment & high-tech won’t move out, as clustering merchants, workers, customers, universities, banks & investors produces huge innovation & productivity advantages.  Cities will continue to be where the action is.  A serene…

July 24, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Jitters Business owners & leaders have Covid-19 jitters.  But those who’ve made it this far have already shown they can manage both detail (cut costs, deal with suppliers, engage clients, forecast cashflow) AND big picture (think ahead, reorganise staff, pivot operations).  Finance & legal expertise helps firms lookout for whatever’s round the corner.  More than…

July 3, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Ahead What lies ahead?  Oblivion, if time & effort is not put into working out what needs to swivel.  Planning seems a luxury when trying to survive the lockdown.  But wasted action may prove worse than no action, so take time to think.  Armchair travel to business heights, then set out.  Blue skies  Guessed the…

May 2, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Holding on Future-facing steps firms can take while holding on to ride out Covid-19?  Adopt new technology to stay in touch with clients & re-schedule missed appointments.  Explore partnerships to enable shift working.  Devise attractive limited-contact options for wary returners.  Plan engaging experiences that customers can’t replicate at home.  Get a grip Guessed the Word? …

April 18, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Demise Covid-19 spells the demise for firms in some sectors more than others.  Most at risk: energy (oil price slump), retail (non-food), airlines, travel, automotive.  Likely to thrive: healthcare (virus-facing), utilities, telecoms, communications media.  But for all firms, survival will matter more than profits or growth for the next 2 years.  All firms can go…

March 31, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Other side Coronavirus: how will it be on the other side?  Unwillingness to commute far for work.  No need for big offices, or to live in costly city houses.  More home cooking & buying online.  No dividends.  No interest from savings/investments. Higher taxes. More health spending. And no faith in insurance, which turned out not…

March 20, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Unexpected Coronavirus:  When the unexpected happens – plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.   “The work goes on.   The cause endures.   The hope lives on.   And the dream will never die” – Ted Kennedy Guessed the Word?         Series 55 (5/7)          pic: rodrigo rodriguez

April 3, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Ecosystem London has the world’s best fintech ecosystem, with diverse hipsters, tech startups, capitalists & large financial bodies in the same space. Co-exist, collaborate, co-evolve   Guessed the word?  Series 2  (1/10)  [photo: visavietnam}