Build your business around its WHY?

What is it about a businesses like Apple that allow growth in market share plus increasing profits? All whilst retaining a cool and forward-thinking market perception?  Is it due to Apple Mac’s relentless focus on growing its profits and market share? Partly perhaps, but there’s something else. Apple understands its WHY? It exists to create […]

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Fun + games for the Budget 2010

Today was a busy day working alongside the Manchester Evening News to provide exclusive business tax coverage of the Budget 2010. I won’t cover the detailed proposals here now as a) you can Google Budget 2010 and get a ton of facts + figures and b) you can get my initial reactions by visiting the […]

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Manchester sparks further innovation with FABLAB launch

  FABLAB as an institution is news to me but it sounds like a fantastic idea and – even better – they’ve recently opened their first UK based FABLAB in Ancoats, Manchester. FABLABs offers a mini hi-tech factory where people or companies can design and create pretty much….. anything using latest 3D machine cutters and technology. There are now over 35 […]

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Making BrITain Great Again – Intellect launch Technology Manifesto

Intellect launch their Making BrITain Great Again Technology Manifesto with a call for investment in supporting intellectual property rich (IP) technology companies in order, not only balance the books, but to rebuild a stronger UK business base for the future. This technology manifesto identifies 4 types of technology business needing support and encouragement: Early stage […]

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10 tips for getting more stuff done

Plan your day but build in contingency time for last minute emergencies (they always happen!). Open email first thing in the morning and deal with emails that can be sorted within a few minutes. Then close it, ideally until lunchtime when you can revisit. Reopen at close of play. 3 focused email processing stints. Good […]

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