The one thing that I really hated about my HP printer was the price of a replacement cartridge of ink. When I saw the Kodak ads boasting about how they were reducing the cost of ownership by slashing the prices of replacement ink cartridges I thought they had hit the nail fair and square on the head. My new Kodak ESP C310 is teaching me a salutary lesson about things that look too good to be true not being true at all.
First, the cartridges are comparatively tiny and my…Continue
Posted on July 5, 2011 at 11:18 — 1 Comment
The email ripped through the office like a tornado - our competitors had copied us, AGAIN! What to do? What counter-attack should we launch? After all, if they thought that WE had copied THEM they would be writing us nasty letters and making threats. Surely we had to take some sort of decisive action against them.
The mood of belligerence swiftly passed and we could see past what at first appeared to be a blatant attempt to plagiarize our work. It was nothing of the sort.…Continue
Posted on May 10, 2011 at 10:30 — 1 Comment
Last week was an interesting one for me, involving as it did the review of proposals to bring two different products and one new service to market. It seems that investment opportunities are like buses, you can hang around for weeks doing nothing, wondering where it all went wrong, and then three turn up at once.
I shall not name the businesses concerned, or even the nature of their business as it is not what they do that is the subject of this blog. Rather it is the thought…Continue
Posted on May 3, 2011 at 17:39 — 1 Comment
"Time is money and nothing takes no time” is a mantra that every human being on the planet who seeks gainful employment should be made to repeat a thousand times for a hundred days so that business can flow much smoother.
If you want to read the original rant, I posted it here. In my view this mantra should be carved above the entrance to every business so that all of its clients can read…Continue
Posted on April 26, 2011 at 10:00