Playing Chicken

What is the minimum that KFC, the chicken fast-food restaurant, should be able to offer its customers? The answer, of course, is chicken. Amazingly, however, KFC were unable to offer chicken in most of its restaurants across the UK last week. Many of which were forced...

The Key To A Great Business Strategy

Last week, I met with an old client who shared with me his company’s latest strategy pack. The document, prescribed by the Group Head Office, was 126 pages long and full of analysis, charts, tables, graphs and action plans. There was also one page in the pack...

Business Rocks – Feeling Pumped

This week’s focus: A few years ago, I cycled the coast-to-coast route, from my home town of Morecambe  to Bridlington. The route is around 170 miles and we cycled it over two days. As we set off, I was feeling fresh and fit and looking forward to the day ahead....

Business Rocks – Turning Off The News

This week’s focus: I’ve stopped watching the news on TV. I find it all just too depressing and it’s no longer the way I wish to either start or end my day. Don’t get me wrong; I still want an understanding of what’s happening in the world and will scan the...