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Category: Open & Free Trade

Startup, Growth, Optimisation, Major Expansion, Divestment

Crypto Currencies: Bubble or Best Thing Ever?

In a recent webinar I tried to explain the Blockchain technology behind Bitcoin and other so called crypto currencies. I likened it to a group conversation on the WhatsApp platform. I’ve recently discovered that you can reply directly to a thread or individual post by selecting that post and hitting reply. Then the first few…
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Five Immediate Actions to Increase Sales and Grow Your Business

In terms of my physical health It’s not unknown to me that I really should exercise more and cut out certain foods. It takes very little effort to find that out. identifying the things I actually should make an effort to be eating takes a bit more of an effort. Yet even that is not…
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How To Train Like an Olympic Athlete for Business Greatness

I am not quite an obsessive sports fanatic, but I certainly love playing and watching an array of sports. From the pure sports of athletics and boxing to the more contrived sports of Formula 1 motor racing and even horse riding/show jumping. I say pure because boxing and athletics are in the end a straightforward physical contest…
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Beyond Mary Portas – An Introduction to the Open Market

Many months have passed sine the publication of the Mary Portas Revirew on the state of Britain’s High Street. Following on from that in recent days we have heard reports of the possible demise of three big UK High Street brands, namely, Blockbusters, HMV and Jessops. This is part of a trend that in recent…
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Book Review by the Guardian’s Robert Ashton

Reviewer: Robert Ashton – social entrepreneur and business author Book Title: Seven Secrets of Successful Fundraising – Amal Abdalhakim-Douglas ISBN: 978-0-9535993-4-9 Like most authors, I read a lot of books. It stretches my thinking and encourages my writing style to evolve. Like most social entrepreneurs, I can be crushingly critical of ‘one size fits all’…
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