The price is right?

For a number of reasons, I’ve been thinking about price a lot this week. Firstly, the Holden Group’s excellent newsletter plopped through my virtual letter box with a leader on righting the wrongs of panic pricing. Next the Harvard Business Review had a very thought provoking article on adaptive pricing strategies, and finally, I wentContinue reading “The price is right?”

Can you quit your job?

I got an email from Linkedin last week, letting me know that 80+ people in my network had changed jobs last year. Now aside from the fact I love these type of analytics, the email made me stop and pause for a number of reasons, not least because I myself shifted jobs. The trend thatContinue reading “Can you quit your job?”

You are wrong. I am right.

I read a great book recently called “The World Cafe; Shaping The Future Through Conversations That Matter” (by Brown and Isaacs). It’s all about a new form of dialogue that allows people to access a group’s collective intelligence, and was a fascinating read. If it all sounds a bit woolly, the principles are all heavilyContinue reading “You are wrong. I am right.”

Top 5 sales FAILS (for lawyers)

In a fit of New Year’s good intentions (see last week’s post on resolutions) I’ve been scouring the Internet to find out how to be a better blogger. All for your benefit my friendly reader… Anyway, one of the suggestions I found (which I liked), was “write a list post”. I wondered what an earthContinue reading “Top 5 sales FAILS (for lawyers)”

Meaningful New Year’s resolutions

I know it’s a cliché, but it’s that time of year when all the talk is of resolutions. So take a break from diets, exercise and learning to play the ukulele/starting a salsa class/swimming the channel, and take the next ten minutes to think about some simple  steps you can take over the next 12 monthsContinue reading “Meaningful New Year’s resolutions”

2010 The blog in review (thanks readers)

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can apparently hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed over  8,000 times in 2010. That’s nearly 20 full 747s.Continue reading “2010 The blog in review (thanks readers)”