Business

Dying or Coming to Birth?

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“For each age is a dream that is dying,

Or one that is coming to birth.”

The Music Makers, Arthur O’Shaughnessy

 

If O’Shaughnessy’s words apply to “each age”, they certainly apply more than usually to 2020. This year …

Business advice

The Words We Use

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These are — as we’re being reminded from every side — unprecedented times. And one of the more minor consequences is that we’re using unprecedented vocabulary.

Be honest: how often before March did you ever use the word furlough? That’s …

Business advice

Who’s Your Business Partner?

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Do you have a business partner? That might be easy to answer. Perhaps you’ve set up a company with someone else, in which case you very obviously do. Perhaps you’ve even officially constituted the company as a partnership.

However, many …

Business strategy

How Full Is Your Glass?

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Business Strategy

Is it best to be an optimist or a pessimist, either in your personal life or in your business?

Well, that depends. Optimism and pessimism aren’t as easy to define as you might think. The classic definition is the “glass …