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Doing vs Thinking: A Work Theory

March 5, 2020 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | No Comments | Filed in: business, philosophy.

Working at a digital marketing agency, I spend a lot of time analysing not just the campaign data of the SEO and PPC work we do, but also the workflow and the processes. Granted, we are so busy that there’s not always time to analyse and philosophise, but when we do it has to be • Read More »

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And Now the Small Business Signatories

April 27, 2015 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | No Comments | Filed in: business, politics.

With less than two weeks to go until the election we now have a letter from 5,000 small businesses pledging their allegiance to one party and it’s the blue party again. Furthermore, that letter is once again published in The Telegraph where, this morning, the newspaper’s website calls it a “boost for David Cameron”…

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These 100 Big Business Signatories

March 31, 2015 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | No Comments | Filed in: business, politics.

Having been out of the professional business and journalism loop for the last year, the item in the news today that caught my ear was that The Conservatives wheeled out their 100 business leaders as signatories backing another parliament of blue bosses. It seems that, in retaliation, The Labour Party said that “zero hours contracts” • Read More »

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Work and the Art of Relaxation

February 20, 2014 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | No Comments | Filed in: business, Zen.

Are you sitting comfortably? No, really, are you sitting comfortably? Reading this on your desktop PC, laptop, tablet or mobile device you may think┬áthat you are sitting comfortably but now that I’ve got your attention, you may probably be more acutely aware of your posture than you were before.

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Reshoring British Manufacturing

February 18, 2014 | By Paul Mackenzie Ross | No Comments | Filed in: business.

Watching the 10 o’clock news last night on BBC iPlayer I was encouraged to see the story about British companies bringing work back to these isles after many years of offshoring. The benefits of offshoring from a British business point of view are obvious – If you can cut costs by using foreign workers on • Read More »

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