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There is no new normal – business principles
Times of exuberance and despair pass. Times where capital or labour is scarce also pass. The constant through all of this is that individually, all humans seek to maximise their utility. For some it’s money, others it’s power, knowledge, connections, belonging, or spirituality. The individual utility that humans seek is very diverse (microeconomic imperatives). However, […]
2022 – a new year, a new challenge
Firstly, no one knows what will happen in the future, and the doomsday merchants are always right eventually. My guess is, 2022 will be a year of adjustment. As we leave 2021, a few economic stats admittedly harvested for my narrative to think about. Government debt now stands at $102b which is its highest level […]
The journey from caring to intolerance
You might ask, “Wtf, what has triggered Bruce to rant about this topic?” It’s simple really, a minor event that no one should have even had a second thought about, as the action and reactions should have been instinctive. It’s just that the opinions were at polar opposites and resulted in a divided team. Of […]
Elimination as a strategy
We all like to control our environment. It makes us feel safe. The problem is we all seek to do that in our own way, and by default no one can ever control our environment to the extent that they might wish. If collectively we were successful there would be no uncertainly, no risk, no […]
The three C’s
For those of you who attended our recent event on business growth, you would have heard Liam Forde from ‘The Zone’ talk about the role of human engagement in successful business execution, and the tools essential to optimise that. I was introduced to Liam by a mutual friend over 20 years ago, that’s two decades […]