Ambition, realism and a valuation…they’re the start points for a successful business exit. You need all three components. My early experiences of helping people work towards an exit from their business were accompanied by an overdose of ambition and a …

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Plus: How Apple, Facebook, Google and more tech-world heavyweights describe their design jobs. We’re recruiting roles in graphic design and UX/UI. Job descriptions are written and I’m looking forward to meeting some great candidates. On the journey of planning what …

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The world notices when Google speaks. They are set to change their search algorithms on 20 April 2015. This will see non-responsive websites disadvantaged in their search engine rankings. Quite right too. Based on this news people are leaping about …

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I was just going through some material for a pitch presentation next week and I came across a phrase, “mezzanine social platform”, that I had noted down. As I couldn’t remember what it meant I turned to Google. Guess what? No …

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In 2013 Google Ventures put $258M into Uber, in its largest deal ever. Since then Uber, the app-driven system that gets cars to take you places, has been growing like topsy. Recently I have been using a lot of Uber …

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BRIC, MAVINS and PIIGS Back in 2003 the acronym BRIC was used by Goldman Sachs when talking about the economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China combined. The report speculated that by 2050 these four economies would be wealthier than …

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Last night my wife was researching information about children and broken fingers. As I had attended a round table with DigitalMR earlier that day and had taken their reading recommendation, I recognised this as a Zero Moment of Truth (ZMOT). …

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