Time to reflect

Time to reflect

Tallboy has had the pleasure of working in Switzerland in the last few weeks with visits to both Basle and Geneva. And what’s been eye-opening about our time away is the way everything runs on time. (more…)

Travelling to work

Travelling to work

For those that don’t do it, travelling in the course of work always seems so glamorous, particularly when it’s a foreign destination.  And there are lots of perks – going to new places, meeting new people and having experiences that you wouldn’t otherwise have had. (more…)

Managing Expectation

Managing Expectation

Roy Hodgson should have brushed up on some tips and tricks about how to manage client expectations this week. The client being, in this case, our country’s ever-optimistic football fans. England’s humiliating crash out of Euro 2016 to underdogs Iceland should come as no surprise to a country that has only won 6 games since 1996 in knockout rounds of international football. Expectations were unrealistic. (more…)

The cost of publicity – how an image can change a policy

The cost of publicity – how an image can change a policy

Get ready for the UK’s first ever £1 billion shopping day.  The American phenomenon known as Black Friday falls this week with retail analysts predicting British shoppers will spend £200 million more than last year – taking the total in the tills to 7 figures.

The day after the thanksgiving holiday in the US, it was traditionally the day when the Christmas shopping season started. It was known as Black Friday as it was the first day of the year when retailers’ balance sheets went out of the red and into black – that is, they began to make a profit. (more…)