It seems like an awfully long time ago when we first shared Mark Zuckerberg’s IPO Letter Describing Facebook’s Purpose, Values & Social Mission, but it was exactly five years ago this month. Since then we’ve seen the Olympics in London, Pope Benedict XVI retiring, Scotland voting to remain in the UK, the UK voting to leave the… Read More »
This chart shows where the world’s US dollar billionaires live. Each country is sized according to how many billionaire’s live there. Those results are perhaps unsurprising, we’ve seen them before. The interesting new insight this chart gives us is how the billionaires in each country got to be so rich. If you are in the… Read More »
Russia has been booted out of the G8. It’s a big deal, and now it’s a G7, so what is the G8, or the G7, or the G8+5 or the G20, and is it the G19 now? And what does the G stand for anyway? Let’s start with the easy bit, G stands for “Group”,… Read More »
If you invested your money in the BRICs early, took your profits and got out of the PIGS in time you may now be wondering whether to put your money into MINTs or keep it in the HIDeCs. We’re not about to offer you investment advice, but we do get asked what all of… Read More »
The National Geographic pulled together an amazing array of statistics globally to produce a picture of the world in one person. How close to typical are you? How close will you be in 2030?
This year has been another challenging year for most B2B sales organisations. In our work we have seen several patterns emerge which have risen to the top of the ‘issues’ list. See how many of them your sales organisation is dealing with (hopefully not every one!). Sluggish Sales Growth Still the major issue for many businesses.… Read More »
If you had a 60 year history of producing electronics, had produced many segment defining products, some backed with proprietary technology you licensed to competitors and then, to protect your supply chain, you bought a film studio and a record company you would think you had a real chance of future proofing your business. Wrong.… Read More »
Elves job security is still a huge talking point. The cancelling of Christmas rumour is seen by most as a wild exaggeration although cut backs cannot be ruled out. Present lists are still as long as usual but there is far more parental scribbling out, even expletives next to some present requests. Elves redundancy rules… Read More »