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A ”New Normal” Arrives and Requires some New Thinking (and some revisiting to old and trusted truths and strategies) – by Peter Pritchett

Academy for Chief Executives’ group Directors Group 2 (“Future Leaders in the Midlands”) worked with David Abbott on his “Irrational Customers” workshop this week. I chose David as our speaker this month because I believe that we are clearly entering a new phase of economic activity – and that successful businesses will need to adapt […]

2014: Race Horse or Wooden Horse?

– By Justin Urquhart Stewart 2014 is the Chinese Year of the Horse. But will it be a race horse or a wooden horse? The New Year is a good time to put things into some perspective. This is vital when trying to interpret what is happening in the economy, particularly since we all suffer […]

Dyno Rod for New Business?

By Phil Shipperlee How have the last 12 months been for you? I have asked a lot of people this question recently and almost all of them said that that business has been tough, tight, difficult or delayed. Almost universally, they admitted to problems where previously they would have tried to put a positive shine […]