Could you launch someone’s career with this blog?

In 1987 a newspaper clipping arrived in the post from my aunt and uncle. It was a report about a new media training programme being launched in the North West of England and they wondered if it might help me in the struggle to get on the first step of a career in radio. From that article I was able …

Self-driving vehicles = sustainable mobility?

Spoiler alert : the answer is yes, but the back story needs some explanation. Since our rural ancestors flocked from the countryside to towns during the industrial revolution, technology has driven an alternating ebb and flow of population in and out of cities. As towns reached capacity trains and buses enabled suburbs to flourish, followed by widescale adoption of cars …

Time is limited, spend it wisely..

Let’s try to do it in 100 words. In 2017 at Triumph Motorcycles I worked with a brand that exceeds customer expectations with products designed, built and sold by passionate people with a story to tell. The same level of engagement exists in Ennis & Co, the executive search business founded on values that stand the test of time beyond the interview. And Meridian the …

Carpe Diem CAV

Does your income depend in any way on transport? If it does, read on, because it’s going to change and the question to consider is; will you change it, or will you be changed by it. Transport goes way beyond the obvious things (traditional makers and sellers of cars, motorcycles, vans and lorries) it means insurance, logistics, retailing (yes supermarkets …

Get Mobile – don’t miss the boat

This blog is about mobile devices. The smartphone in your pocket or bag. The tablet you read on the train or scan whilst the telly is on. They’re everywhere, but very few businesses are doing anything remotely ‘smart’ with them at all.

Your 4-Point Plan to Kick Start Business in 2013

Making good use of the first few days back at work can set you up for a strong start to the year and in this blog I have pulled together some practical tips you can use today to get the most out of 2013 whether you’re a manager in a multinational business or you run your own company. Give them a try..

Czech in for Business

5.15am at London Heathrow, park the car and head for Terminal 3. This trip has come out of the blue but I’m intrigued by the invitation and looking forward to the next three days.  After check-in and security, time to people-watch the hardcore business travellers who surf the concessions with an endless appetite for tech gadgets, perfume and jewellery – …

007 Business Tips from James Bond

October 2012 is a big month for James Bond. 60 years in print (the first book being Casino Royale) and 50 years on film (the first was Dr No with Sean Connery), the Bond franchise has achieved success beyond the silver screen and has embraced the internet age with ever greater success. So are there lessons we can learn in business from 007?