- Too many business awards?
YOU’VE all been there, I’m sure; standing in front of a mirror, fighting a losing battle with your black bow tie, struggling with your kilt and muttering never again. Nerves on edge, will we won’t we? It’s awards night. It doesn’t matter which awards night, the only thing that matters is that your company has [...]
- Recession – a self-fulfilling prophecy?
From 10 years ago today …. THE thought of war absolutely terrifies me. I’m sure it does you too. And I was truly horrified to read that 71% of Scots actually felt a war against Osama bin Laden and those who harbour him was justified. Are we such a bloodthirsty nation that we are prepared [...]
- What is an employee worth?
HE is, in my opinion, close to God in the world of business. But I still find it real hard to believe that Jack Welch, soon-to-retire CEO of GE received a salary – excluding share options, perks, et al – last year of $125.3m. Ten years ago he drew a salary of $4.8m. Hardly the [...]
- Viral marketer required; good imagination essential
THE delicious Jamie Oliver sent me an email this week. An “exclusive” email, just for me. I have been selected from thousands of the chef’s drooling female fans to receive the “well exciting news” about his new book. And he sent me lots of love and five kisses too. I was really looking forward to [...]