Month: February 2016

Microsoft – Research On People’s Attention Span

February 18, 2016

“We are moving from a world where computing power was scarce to a place where it now is almost limitless, and where the true scarce commodity is increasingly human attention” – Satya Nadella, Microsoft. The average human attention span in 2000 was 12 seconds, but by 2013 it was only 8 seconds (1 second shorter […]

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You Can’t Wind The Clock Back!

February 15, 2016

As much as we would like to sometimes, we just cannot wind the clock back. Although, some business owners still try to change history! What do we mean by that? Well, every day in business we are creating a history of the business’ performance. Every single thing that happens in the business is there for […]

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Get Off The Park!

February 8, 2016

Lessons from the footy field… A number of years ago a coach gave me this poignant example and reflection on my management style and capability. As he was having difficulty getting me to understand what the issues were in my business, he stood up and went to the whiteboard.  He said, “You like the game […]

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Uber Your Business Before Someone Else Does!

February 1, 2016

Uber inspires new courier service! It had to happen! This was predictable and is just one more in a tsunami of ‘uberisations’ of business categories (my opinion). A new start-up in the courier industry (People Post) is vying to be a significant disrupter, by delivering superior courier services for SME shipments and deliveries. Will your category […]

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Business Owners Board Love The Asset

Never Fall In Love

February 1, 2016

At Least – Never With The Asset. My first MD was a very shrewd, if difficult person.  He was very good at giving one line statements which meant a lot to him, but as yet I did not have the experience to understand what he meant. One of his throwaway lines was “Never Fall in […]

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