Category: Personal thoughts

How to beat Amazon with Blockchain technology

Interview with Antony Welfare for his keynote presentation at BlockchainLive 2018 on Blockchain Retail and Supply chain use cases   I had the pleasure to discuss my thought on Blockchain technology in Retail, Supply Chain and CPG businesses.  I truly believe that adopting Blockchain technology will al… More

“I am the Creation of your imagination” – YOU create your own image of people

The title of my blog is very important – “I am the creation of your imagination” (Leadership Quote) – please take a moment to think about this sentence before you read on The statement is from a real sign, which I see most days, in north London where I live. It is above a creative environment in a re… More

Dinner with Andrew Marr – His top six traits of a GREAT LEADER

As part of my work on Thought Leadership, on Tuesday 4th November I was privileged to have been invited to a Thought Leaders dinner with Andrew Marr the keynote speaker, at the amazing Simpsons on the Strand. Andrew discussed the six traits of a great leader, based on his extensive experience interviewing an… More

Tesco shares – Click & Collect a bargain?

This week has been a very bad week for Tesco, in fact the last 12 months has seen Tesco fall from grace, and hit the ground with a very large thump.  The announcements on Monday, about the accounting Scandal, which I covered on Sky News, was the final nail in the coffin. The value of Tesco shares are now be… More

Use your brain before you share #useyourbrain

I have become increasingly more concerned with people using Social Media who share fact-less, drama induced updates. Over the last few weeks we have had the “Facebook Messenger is taking over my phone saga” and the last 12 hours we have the “London Underground is going to be attacked”.… More

ASOS on Fire for second time

  Thanks to for the picture Massive fire closes etailer ASOS  This is the second big fire in it’s short history – both caused significant damage and closed the website. It is a sobering thought when you see such damage to an internet/online company. We live in a… More

The Virgin Brand: From Customer service darling to sales driven beast

It is a sad time when I have to write a blog to explain my disgust at the changes to the Virgin brand.  I grew up with the Virgin Brand being synonymous with Quality and excellent customer service – Look at this slide from Virgin in 2008….. ….but the last few weeks have made me write this … More

A Great saying that inspires me…..

This is on the Hornsey Baths in North London I find this a fascinating statement – If you really think about it…… … More