The Importance of Great Business Relationships

I have mentioned previously about the importance of goals and objectives, planning, sorting the important from the urgent and giving priority to the important things. I often get asked what is the most critically important thing in business? It varies from situation...

Is Necessity Really the Mother of Invention?

I’d say so! There’s nothing like a bit of a setback to get the creative juices flowing. I’ll explain later how a major setback for our team led to the successful launch of a radically new range of biscuits (ironically known as Traditional). There is a term in...

Planning on Failure?

We’ve all heard the expression that Failing to plan is Planning to Fail. Most people agree with the sentiment but it never ceases to amaze me how quickly people abandon this simple and true philosophy when the going gets tough….just when they need to heed it the most....