Economic inequality

Economic Inequality: When Is Enough… Enough?

I think, perhaps, that I am not normal. I read a fascinating (and, depressing) study by UBS recently, titled “When is enough….enough.  Why the wealthy can’t get off the treadmill.”  I’ll summarize the key findings and my thoughts in today’s article. If you’d like to see the original study simply click here. When Is Enough….enough?  Have you thought about it?  Have ...

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Social Media Marketing Tips 2015

Best Social Media Tools for Marketers

Social media is an incredible marketing asset but is frequently underutilized. Worse still, some marketers frequently rule it out as effective in terms of returns on investment. However, about 80% of social media marketers say they’ve seen a dramatic rise in their website traffic from social media marketing campaigns. In fact, research has shown that most of the marketers who ...

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Guidance & Opinions

August, 2015

  • 27 August

    The Insider’s Guide to Serendipity

    Insiders guide to serendipity

    Serendipity – others call it luck or Divine Intervention – means a “fortunate happenstance” or “pleasant surprise“. It was coined by Horace Walpole in 1754. In a letter, he wrote to a friend explaining an unexpected discovery he had made by reference to a Persian fairy tale, The Three Princes of Serendipity. The princes, he told his correspondent, were “always making ...

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  • 14 August

    3 Things That’ll Guarantee Your Strategy Gets Executed

    Executive Business Strategy 2015

    Having a strategy to grow your business is one thing. Ensuring it gets executed is another thing all together. I read with interest ‘Why good strategies fail Lessons for the C-suite’, a report from the Economist Intelligence Unit. You can download the report here. The following lines stood out for me: “Senior executives recognise the importance of strategy implementation, but a ...

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  • 7 August

    How to Build an Empire With Mistakes

    Linkedin empire 2015

    “No one can fool me!” could be something you say, honoured of being so savy. This should pop your bubble: If you are not frequently fooled, then you are not reaching enough people or do not have a firm belief in people’s reliability, truth, or ability. If you are not misled periodically, you are not enhancing your human-element; you are being deprived of precious favourable circumstances to associate with those who may cultivate your ...

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Innovation & Technology

Marketing & Sales

August, 2015