When he was seven, my youngest son turned to me and said, apropos of nothing, “Mum, you’re not a big deal.” I was no stranger to his unsolicited feedback (Me: “I’d like to write a book.” Him, “You could call it, ‘How to stress out your children”) and I had recently returned from an “Overcoming low self-esteem when everyone hates …
Technology has disrupted professional services Over the last 10 years a combination of technological and social changes has caused major disruption to businesses of all kinds. In the next 10 years this is only going to increase. Companies therefore have to respond with agility to adapt their business models and brands. The retail and automotive sectors are repeatedly reported as …
Fortunately, it has become fashionable to show vulnerability and own up to our failures. So, in that spirit, here are a few, ‘what not to do’ examples of worst pitch practice.
The Muppet Christmas Carol is one of my favourite films. It’s a wonderful, irreverent, but faithful adaptation, in turns funny, moving and uplifting with some great songs along the way. The special guest star (Michael Caine) plays Scrooge and the rest of the roles go to the Muppet characters you’d expect. Who else would play the earnest, hard-put-upon, kindly Bob …
When it comes to names, everyone’s got an opinion. Here’s five pointers to take the pain from the naming process.
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