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  • Business Development,  Strategy

    Thriving Post-Pandemic

    The COVID-19 pandemic is, predictably, changing lives around the world, both in the short term and, almost inevitably, in the longer term as well. The way we live may never be quite the same again and, while that may seem daunting, it also represents an opportunity for businesses to get ahead of the game and put themselves in the best possible position to take advantage when we get back to a semblance of normality. Ways of doing things will change. The modern workplace will have learnt lessons from this period of lockdown and businesses will be left with no alternative but to alter their standard practices. Business leaders who adjust…

  • Strategy

    ‘New Normal’ will be profoundly different!

    As we all start to look forward to an easing of lock-down its worth taking a look at some of the changes we are likely to see as part of an emerging ‘New Normal’ and there is a degree of consensus that the some of these changes taking place will be long term and quite profound in nature, as they have been after pandemic event in our history, including the Black Death in Europe in the Middle Ages the Spanish Flu of 1918. It would be great to see a conversation open up around all of these projections so please add your comments. Trains Trains have arguably never been so critical…

  • Business Development,  Investment,  Strategy


    The global COVID-19 pandemic is a human tragedy that is also having a growing impact on the global economy and has fundamentally changed our experiences as customers, employees, citizens and humans. Companies across the world are struggling to deal with these unprecedented changes, and it’s worth noting that many global businesses actually rose out of tough economic times. General Electric, General Motors, IBM, Disney, HP, Microsoft, FedEx, Electronic Arts, Burger King, CNN, Hyatt Hotels, AIRBNB, Groupon & WhatsApp were all launched in a recession, and Google, Salesforce, and Facebook were launched shortly before a recession. A study released by the Kaufman Foundation in 2009 found that over 50% of Fortune…