Category Archives: Marketing

Will ethics be the next disruption?

Two major disruptions to businesses have come from technology (e.g. the Internet) and from business models (SaaS, Freemium etc.) and these have been felt all the way from the board room to the high street. But now I believe there … Continue reading

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Trouble with Twitter

Let me first state that I get social networking. Business is about connecting with people and communicating your value proposition. It’s about real engagement with your customers and both learning and prospering from that engagement. Both Facebook and LinkedIn have … Continue reading

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The Disruptive Power of Innovation: The End of HMV, Woolworths and Jessops is only the beginning.

In November 1942 Winston Churchill warned “This is not the end, it is not even the beginning of the end, but it is perhaps the end of the beginning.” The bankruptcy of Woolworths, Jessops and the likely fate of HMV … Continue reading

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Think Different: 7 Books That Changed My Mind

For good physical health you need two things; a healthy diet and regular exercise. The same is true for your mind. You need a healthy diet of good ideas and concepts that will exercise your mind. The books I’ve chosen below have … Continue reading

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CLONE WARS: 4 Values to Value Most and Why

One of the most interesting and practical management theories to emerge over the last 20 years is the Competing Values Framework based on the work of Quinn and Rohrbaugh (1983) which identifies four competing values within an organisation. These are … Continue reading

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Zen And The Art of Good Website Design

I am constantly surprised at the poor design of websites given their increasing importance and the plethora of tools, experts and knowledge around. Often the front page is overloaded with content, boxes, multiple menus, and scrolling down for what seems … Continue reading

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