What can advertising agencies learn from tech startups?

I think there are several major drivers: 1. Disaffected younger workers want a job that accommodates their lifestyle, so employers must think differently to engage employees. 2. The cost of providing an office, and of an employee buying a house near work are no longer viable so work from home is going to become the […]

Will Mohammed marry an Emily, an Olivia and an Isla?

I’ve just read the list of the most common name for newborn babies in the UK. The (male) winner is Mohammed in various forms. This got me thinking. Marseille (France’s second biggest city) will be the first Muslim-majority city in Western Europe. According to Wikipedia. “Apparently, a plan put forth about a year ago by the French government to […]

Empty Promises

For all his inane chatter, doublespeak and posturing, Mark Carney sounds like a fairground carney to me. “Time to look at” – What? 7 years after the banksters had us over? the Hawaiian lava flow has faster reaction times. “Standards may need to be developed” – Errr, there were already standards in place since the […]

Common Myth-Conceptions

A nice and succinct article from Simon Black: Here are some of the biggest myths we see in the system today: 1. The dollar will continue to be the dominant currency. This is a total farce. Grumblings grow louder around the world to establish a new non-dollar financial system, and China has taken the lead to […]

A matter of Trust and No Interest

The latest bankster grab is a negative interest rate on savings above 250,000 euro (Coming soon to a town near you, whilst you laugh at the rich caught in the maws of the bank, remember, this is but the start –  the entry barrier shall be lowered to include you shortly). A negative interest rate is […]

Guilds and the future of employment

Since the Guilds of Stonemasons and Wheelwrights began, skilled and professional people have organised themselves to protect their skillset and control pricing. This has led to a hierarchy in society that has worked very well, providing impetus to acquire skills and improve one’s lot in life. This aspiration has ensured that the investment in acquiring […]

Let the Insanity Commence

Do you know what product the white and browngoods stores sell? (and Apple for that matter). Debt. The BSO’s (Bright Shiny Objects) are endlessly promoted in the media to enslave you to the banksters by promoting debt as the answer to your emotional need to conform to their portrayal of the ideal life. You ‘need’ […]