Saturday, July 2, 2022
With the hit TV show Survivor returning to our screens, millions will be tuning in to watch contestants push themselves, overcome obstacles and eventually – for the winner – walk away with prize money. Long the topic of many water-cooler chats, Survivor is a brilliant insight into the way humans think, behave and approach...
One unexpected consequence of the pandemic has been what is increasingly being referred to as the ‘great resignation’. Whether driven by home-working, which means a greater array of jobs are available to candidates regardless of geography, or by businesses struggling or shutting down during the lockdowns, people leaving their jobs has become a major theme over recent...
The generational cohort born after 1997, known as Gen Z, now makes up a third of the world's population. These are the first generation to have had access to mobile and internet technology from birth, making them the most digitally-native generation ever.Traditional marketing has been slow to capitalise on this market because, until fairly recently, they've been...
With excitement building around the forthcoming Elvis Presley biopic, the King of Rock and Roll is once again becoming known to a new generation of fans. While the King has long been an inspiration for those in music and the creative arts, those in the business world can also learn a lot from his...
Business relationships are one of the most important prerequisites for a successful entrepreneurial journey. Whether it’s for feedback, advice, introductions, or even funds, having fruitful business relations can open many doors. But these relationships don’t appear out of nowhere and no CEO or investor was born into them. Sure, people can be born into...
Employees are the backbone of any business and a good team can be the difference between success and failure. Hiring the right people is crucial therefore. Hiring the right team reduces  turnover costs, encourages growth, improves team morale and increases productivity. Finding the right people in a crowded market is difficult however, so, how...
Everyone loves getting away for their summer holidays and that time away from the office is supposed to be refreshing. Some, however, find themselves demotivated when they get back to the day job after a period of time away. It can be difficult to leave behind that slower pace of life, to re-engage with work and find...
As entrepreneurs, we often look to peers in the world of business as we attempt to learn from their success and understand their strategies. Sometimes however, it pays to go beyond our contemporaries and take a broader view of history and the history of thought. There are many lessons we can take from great...
This week sees the launch of the hotly-anticipated new James Bond movie, No Time to Die. This is the 25th instalment of the James Bond franchise, and fans have been kept in suspense as its release date was pushed back and back due to the coronavirus pandemic.You would think that after 25 films, the...
Despite the Covid-19 pandemic now receding from the news agenda, the impact of the pandemic on working practices remains. The pandemic inspired lock-downs have sped up the trend toward digitalisation across all industries. According to a recent survey by McKinsey, company executives have accelerated the digitalisation of their internal operations as well as customer...

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Philip J. Keezer
I’m Philip Keezer, entrepreneur, business consultant and mentor. My goal is to develop innovative new technology that makes business easier and allows entrepreneurs to thrive autonomously.

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