Category Archives: strategy

8 Ingredients For A Great Partnership

What makes a great partnership? You could hope that it just happens spontaneously, but the truth is it takes dedication and care to nurture a business relationship into something that adds real value. The basic goal for any partnership is … Continue reading

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The 10 Principles of Success: What Made AO a Runaway Success

. As part of my job I see a lot of presentations from highly successful entrepreneurs – but one of the most inspiring ever has to be the one I saw today, hosted by NatWest Bank in Manchester. John Roberts, … Continue reading

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How to Keep The Staff You Train

. What if you train them, and they leave? Well – what if you don’t train them, and they stay?  Then you’ll have deliberately set up your organisation to have a workforce that’s not operating at its full potential – … Continue reading

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Ideas Are Cheap

Innovation is often confused with just having an idea, but innovation is of course having the idea and doing everything else – the R&D, the testing and re-designing to develop a new product/service/process, and then successfully getting it out to … Continue reading

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Is Open Innovation Being Embraced Yet By The Pharma Industry?

Open innovation in the biotech and pharma sector was the hot topic at the recent Open Innovation in Action conference at Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst. The key points raised at the event can be found in the article ‘Open Innovation in the Pharma Industry‘   by … Continue reading

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