Do you may remember the classic porcelain service station signs illuminated with high-watt light bulbs, like “Texaco” and “Skelly” (which are now highly valued collector items)? Then came the vacuum-formed, plastic-faced signs that were backlit with fluorescent lamps and used a marquis with changeable plastic “Wagner” or “ZIP” letters for specials and fuel pricing. Yes,… Continue reading The Signage Evolution
Is patience your best virtue when it comes down to crafting the life cycle of your business methodology or managing a new project? In which way can patience complement persistence within the infancy stage of your business model? A successful operation, whether it’s a nonprofit organization, a new workforce, an innovative concept, or a club… Continue reading 3 Basic Moves Innovators Have In Common With Toddlers
As artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are developing how can we ensure that the well-being of human value and the human experience remain significant? AI is becoming faster and more human-like, but questions are being raised whether or not this technology is a prerequisite to the alienation and extinction of solid human workforces. Can such know-how… Continue reading In the Age of AI, Our Human Workforce Must Remain Relevant
Introduction It must be agreed that few markets are stable and unchanging, resulting in the need for new and revised products, services and processes. So, what creates the need for innovation? This post identifies the four innovation drivers. Technological Advances There are numerous examples of new technologies having a major influence on business (nano-technology –… Continue reading What Are the Four Innovation Drivers?
China, a nation that had dominated the world several times over the past thousand years, is on track to repeat history once again. Economic reforms introduced by Communist leader Deng Xiaoping in the late 1970s has propelled China to become a nation now deemed worthy to challenge the U.S. for the number 1 title. In… Continue reading China, the Innovation Beast
The number of news reports highlighting the potential risks and pitfalls of Artificial Intelligence would have businesses believe that the average person is wary of AI, but it turns out that the answer is more nuanced than that. As Artificial Intelligence moves forward, customers are learning more about the role it will play in their… Continue reading Do Customers Actually Want Businesses to Use Artificial Intelligence?
How many times have you gotten upset about something only to find out later that what you thought they said or did, was not what you thought? Like, you had a perception of something, and it turned out to be completely wrong! And you did not do anything to check out your perception. In other… Continue reading Really? Perception or Reality
“People who like what they do, do it better”. This is what Henry Engelhardt had as his philosophy when he started Admiral Insurance in 1993. He wanted to enjoy work. He recognised that if his staff were happy and enjoyed work too, there would be better productivity, so he set to work with a company… Continue reading Social Capital Is Value Which Your Business May Be Missing
We all know about the issues we face with plastic, it is a material typically derived from petrol based chemicals and basically, do not degrade like normal materials. They are also not particularly well suited for recycling, though this has changed in the past decade. While reducing our plastic use, and recycling plastic is the… Continue reading Are Bioplastics the Future of Plastics?