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Doing Something Really Stupid

August 15th, 2014 // 10:00 am @

EE the mobile phone provider also working under the brand name Orange, announced yesterday it will charge 50p if you want your customer service call answered as a priority. This is a decision that is extremely short-sighted and one a capable CEO would have stopped. It is worth remembering no one makes a stupid decision, […]

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Category : Companies

Job Boards – A New Business Requiring New Thinking

July 15th, 2014 // 12:13 pm @

The growth of job boards as a way of advertising for staff has revolutionized the recruitment advertising business. It is however a new business that requires a different mindset if one is going to be successful, and some companies have been more successful than others in navigating these new business drivers. Firstly it is important […]

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Category : Blog &Business Strategy

Marketing Job Boards

July 15th, 2014 // 12:12 pm @

Effectively marketing an online media business is a new challenge that has emerged as the use of the Internet has grown. A decade ago having your site show up on Google’s first page was all you really needed to do. The world has moved on and a good deal more sophistication is now required. As […]

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Category : Blog &Key Business Success Drivers

Sales Economics and Structure Job Boards

July 15th, 2014 // 12:11 pm @

The economics for Job Boards are unusual (See – Job Board Economics) and those of the sales operation are particularly unusual. Several key facts drive this unusual sales dynamic. Firstly Job Boards are now often valued as a multiple of revenue rather than profit, therefore raising revenue has an unusually high impact on the value […]

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Category : Blog &Key Business Success Drivers

The Power of Online Monopolies – UK Housing Market

June 19th, 2014 // 12:27 pm @

Online advertizing is proving to be a massively profitable business, if one can achieve market dominance, and if one understands how in such a media business profit can be driven from such leadership. Rightmove and Zoopla, who between them have two thirds of all the time home seekers spend online, dominate the online advertizing of […]

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Category : Business Strategy &Companies

Where did the Great Leaders go?

October 11th, 2013 // 4:24 pm @

Where did the Great Leaders go?  Our world does not seem to have the truly great leaders we once did, Ronald Regan, Margret Thatcher, Marin Luther King, Gandhi and many more. One may have agreed or disagreed with what they stood for, but they were all capable of changing what was possible. Now we have […]

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Category : Blog &Leadership

The New Faster Business World

October 7th, 2013 // 5:09 pm @

One of the greatest challenges to managers of businesses is the sheer speed of change. It can be a huge opportunity to those who understand it and embrace it, or it can destroy those who do not. To demonstrate the swiftness of change, lets look at some of the winners and losers of recent years, […]

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Category : Blog &The Future

Managing your Manager

May 16th, 2013 // 5:47 pm @

There are occasions in business when your manager is not able to give you the level of managerial input you would want. And this proves difficult for many people, causing confusion and conflict. There are several reasons why your manager may not be able to give you the input you want and deserve, these include: […]

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Category : Management Technique

Understanding the Question Before Trying to Answer it

May 16th, 2013 // 2:42 pm @

Often in business conflict is caused when a problem is tackled before the question at hand is fully understood and agreed upon. The problem is often not finding the right answer it is agreeing the question. There are a number of reasons why we all do this: The first is simply we are keen to […]

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Category : Blog &Management Technique &Other Thoughts

Why are you telling me?

May 15th, 2013 // 7:39 pm @

When communicating with a colleague in business make sure you know why you are communicating with them, and what response you desire? When you and them have different expectations, confusion will ensue! The core of communication is to take an idea in your brain and to communicate that idea to someone else’s brain. Sounds simple, […]

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Category : Blog &Management Technique

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