Category Archives: Strategy

Adidas CEO Kasper Rørsted explains how to align business strategy and execution

I try to add value whenever I reach out or post rather than just regurgitate some else’s opinion but I came across two articles which I thought merited standing by themselves for your reflection. The first article is the new Adidas … Continue reading

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Parched Soil in Suffolk

I’m going to ask you to write something down, so reach for your pen and pad. Here in Suffolk, I guess like your part of the world, we’re enjoying some really fantastic hot weather and the ground is suffering, becoming … Continue reading

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#PM Brexit Letter# Understanding Grexit

So today, our Prime Minister, signed the letter that will inform the EU of our intention to leave the European Union. The events leading up to today have been a colourful twist of hyperbole, dis-information, naievity and political snakes and … Continue reading

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Economic Insight for Informed Business Decisions

I’ve commented before on the availability of economic and industry data reports from the banks. If you haven’t already subscribed for these reports I do recommend them to you. The reports are not just to aid you when you start … Continue reading

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The Bhagavad Gita

Searching for a book for my recent long haul trip, my wife rather appropriately, suggested The Bhagavad-Gita, a series of Hindu spiritual readings relating to life on earth. There was one particular story that caught my eye, entitled – The Graduation … Continue reading

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Are Your Profits under Threat?

I note from this week’s Sunday papers that Ernest Young Accountants, reported that profit warnings were at their highest since the 2008 crisis. The comment is made that “many UK companies still face sluggish, disrupted and competitive forces with Brexit … Continue reading

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CPD – Business Analyst Certification

Shifting boxes in the loft is great fun isn’t it? –banging your head on the beams and scratching with the loft insulation, but sometimes it is enjoyable as you unpack, long forgotten boxes, wondering why you put them there in … Continue reading

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