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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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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

Great Organizations

January 29th, 2013 // 1:55 am @

We recognize them when we see them, the truly great organizations, but what makes them great? I ordered some Olive Oil bowls through Amazon (But not actually from them) at 10am one morning, that night I was told they would be delivered the next day. I went to the gym for 2 hours the next […]

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Category : Blog &Companies

Caring & Ethical?

September 27th, 2011 // 5:03 pm @

It has become trendy to portray your company as “caring & ethical”, and many companies are pursuing this persona. Sadly this is often pursued more through the use of public relations than actually being either caring or ethical. Companies have paid agencies to come up with trendy sounding names for this new theory of how […]

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The Power of Apple

March 21st, 2011 // 3:39 pm @

Starting a company on April 1st (April Fools Day) might seem like a joke, but 34 years later this company has sales of over $65,000,000,000, and $40,000,000 in cash, plus net profit margin of over 20%, no one could describe Apple’s success as a joke. The world’s largest technology company, a high level of profit, […]

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