Traditions – Essential

Traditions – Essential

Tradition is glue; it binds people together into a safe and predictable place. It gives continuity and reminds us that we are on a journey together – that we are not isolated but are part of a group and that we matter. These powerful messages are critical to our...
Strategic Partners v Suppliers

Strategic Partners v Suppliers

Can you separate your suppliers into two groups i.e. “suppliers” and “strategic partners”. They are not the same thing even although they both invoice you monthly . . . . A supplier supplies on demand. Its like buying bread and milk. There is...
Quality is Business

Quality is Business

Being in business we get swamped with information – everything competes for our attention and it is easy to loose focus. Big-Technology changes every 3 years and the next big thing is presented as the solution to our business challenges. By comparison there is...

The End of Men

Being in the digital marketing business since 2003 we are on the cusp of new business development. Brand building is what we do.  We see the future of local business before it happens. In this time I have found business women to be agile, hard-working, intuitive,...

Make me look good

“One person looks good, the others support – Everybody gets a turn” – Steve Eilertsen. Make me look good – this is a critical principal in any happy well adjusted grouping i.e. in business, in families and in a relationship. If a person...
Context

Context

Everything happens within a context – if you remove information from its context it becomes meaningless, even dangerous. The faster information becomes, the slower we must be when making decisions. “Fast information” comes with no context and is...