President Dwight Eisenhower’s Consumer Society

President Dwight Eisenhower’s Consumer Society

In the business market, awareness of trends can determine which products to invest in and push or whether to be more conservative towards others.
Darren Turner The Matteo Ricci Strategy to Find Middle Ground

The Matteo Ricci Strategy to Find Middle Ground

Darren Turner says Ricci's strategy to create middle ground even when there was no demand for his product can teach us something about how to be successful in business.
Giving the Shirt Off Your Back for Quality Price and Ethics

Giving the Shirt Off Your Back for Quality Price and Ethics

Darren Turner gives the shirt off his back to explain how value is often confused and conflated with price, when, in fact, it refers to the worth of usefulness that something has.
Good Business Needs Good Writers Too

Good Business Needs Good Writers Too

I've learned to write stories when trying to engage with people and it takes some doing as printers, consumables and IT bundles aren’t usually exciting subjects to write or read about.
Butterflies Bumblebees and Shapeless Boxing

Butterflies Bumblebees and Shapeless Boxing

To dominate your competition as did Muhammad Ali, you must not just improve yourself, but innovate the field.
The Martial Art of Fighting for your Business

The Martial Art of Fighting for your Business

To become a master, you must devote time, pain and an almost self-indulgent level of commitment to transform from a lowly shack to a temple held up by the pillars of martial arts.
Walking the Plank with Pirates

Walking the Plank with Pirates

After studying the democratic way pirates demote and choose new captains, we as business leaders had better look after our team’s interests while steering the business towards its vision.
Resilience is Knowing When Not to Quit

Resilience is Knowing When Not to Quit

As well as the good times you’re going to get plenty of bad times too. This is when most people can’t seem to battle through the challenges and end up quitting.
Planes Trains and Automobiles (and bicycles) rtmworld

Planes Trains and Automobiles (and bicycles)

I love an adventure but had I bitten off more than I could chew this time with my trip from the UK to China?