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It’s a personal observation but it seems to me that a new breed of insurance broker is emerging – one that is ready to embrace the technological business tools of the 21st century with a vengeance, from e-commerce to social media. To proclaim that the insurance...

Cynicism and romanticism are contrary bedfellows – these two imposters do battle in my psyche on a regular basis. As the nights draw in, and with romanticism in the ascendancy, a moment of reverie takes me back to last winter when snow blizzards hit us hard. I’ve always...

OK. The marketing/communications industry has got a pretty bad reputation for coming up with jargon, buzzwords and job titles that both plumb the depths of acceptability and run the risk of making the industry appear to be chock full of ego-maniacs. Creative circles, asset sweating, synergistic,...

Max Clifford is an extremely successful publicist – he is not a PR guru and it worries me that young people studying PR in this celebrity-crazed world we now live in think that he is a PR idol. Having employed two PR students from the highly...

Social media means quick communication. No doubt about that. Post, comment, tweet, like, tag, share – do whatever you feel on your platform of choice and you can get responses within seconds. If, of course, anyone is paying attention. But Tristram Hunt, Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central,...

You’ve spotted the house of your dreams and want to buy it so who do you talk to? An estate agency. You know where you want to go on holiday so who do you talk to when you want to book it? A travel agency. When you visit an...

“Zippity do dah, Zippy dah day” over the airwaves soothes my mornings – I’m fed a soupcon of optimism daily courtesy of Chris Evans and the BBC, to whom I owe a debt of gratitude for helping crowbar me out of my slumber. The honeyed...

Last week, a friend of mine, Andy Chaggar, was chosen as one of the winners of the Vodafone Foundation World of Difference International programme. This was awarded to him in his capacity as director of a start up charity, European Disaster Volunteers. Naturally, I was delighted...

Whilst having my lunch yesterday, I sat down and began flicking through the pages of the latest issue of my Men’s Health subscription (yes I know...). Anyway, I soon found myself scanning an article containing a series of nice little tips purporting to help me get the most out of my working day.
While analysing the lifetime value of a particular product set for a client this morning, my mind began to wander inevitably towards my lunch, which I had lovingly prepared before coming to work.