Governments seem uninterested in tackling online idea theft, apart from the the US Government, which wants to control everything in cyberspace. Copyright there now extends to defending US Government and Security websites. Since when was a government website a creative idea?
The recent UK Budget will increase the unit price of alcohol. This is a sensible policy, but will make life harder for poor, heavy drinkers, whose health is likely to decline. There are parallels with the 1845 Irish potato famine.
“Negative growth” is a business euphemism which is as bad for Greece as it is for business.
China has time to achieve results. American Presidents do no not.
A conversation starts with a point of view, so here’s one. It’s probably not long before a Facebook Killer emerges. What point of view will the company have once the IPO is over?
Atomic Rooster’s song, Death Walks Behind You, seems an apt warning to internet technology companies, as does Soilwork’s Song Of The Damned. And who might the damned be? BlackBerry, Nokia and H-P look like front-runners, with Nokia most likely to go the way of the Motorola brick..
I’m alarmed to see that my last post was a month ago. Well, I have my excuses, which include Christmas and The New Year, plus a new client who needs …
Here’s a new telephone scam targeted at gaining your credit card details. It’s simple and similar to phishing.
Marilyn Monroe’s had plenty of collateral damage. In the UK, it led to Kay Kent’s death. She had warned me about this, but I hadn’t taken it seriously.
Strong relationships with your clients buy you time to sort things out when they’re going awry. Further, strong relationships engender trust, enabling you to sell better, braver, more effective work.