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So far Charm has created 11 blog entries.

20 seconds of insane courage

 (Names have been substituted to protect the identity of those involved) Bob was a towering giant and the company’s marketing director. The marketing director played one of the most strategic roles in ensuring the success of this multinational business.   He was an astute senior manager, experienced and highly qualified (law, science and business) feared and confident. He was very [...]

By |January 29th, 2014|Current Events, Employment, Role models, Uncategorized|22 Comments

Jogging – a yellow line to nowhere!

I have jogged for many years. Like many other sports and recreational activities, there are inherent hazards. A biker’s nightmare is getting run over by a bus, or a skier’s, crushing into a rock.  My worst nightmare is clipping. I use the term ‘clipping’ to describe the many falls and tumbles that I have taken over the years whilst jogging. [...]

By |January 24th, 2014|Culture, Health, Politics, Sport|1 Comment

How do you know if you are an entrepreneur?

The popular approach to this subject is the 10 most important…….. or the 5 must haves….. or the 8 most effective….. and so on.  These are often hard concepts and sometimes difficult to relate to and at the end of the day, even confusing. There is only one key driver that determines if you are an entrepreneur or not: “YOU [...]

By |January 22nd, 2014|Business, Culture, Employment|2 Comments

Finger Licking Good…

..or is it a health hazard? So now that we have got your attention with the seductive featured image, (like all those annoying youtube thumbnails)... don't worry, we think it may still be worth your while! Have you ever noticed that David Letterman is a classic finger licker.  Don't get me wrong, I'm a big fan, but I am always [...]

By |January 22nd, 2014|Culture, Health|1 Comment

India’s Mars Probe

Launch of India’s Mars Probe India’s recent Mars space probe initiative has attracted a lot of world attention. India has joined the elite in space exploration with the launch of its Mars probe.  It has joined the ranks of the superpowers and is in competition with its neighbour, China. Congratulations India. The world needs more initiatives such as this.  More [...]

By |December 23rd, 2013|Current Events, Technology|1 Comment

The Terminator Diet

Lose To Live How to lose fat and start living again A weight management initiative with a difference – and its FREE Caution. Always seek medical advice before making lifestyle, exercise and food changes. There are hundreds of programs on the market on weight loss. Very few are successful (invariably the most expensive programs that only the rich and famous [...]

By |December 11th, 2013|Diet, Health|1 Comment

Why are children being let down by Social Services?

Vulnerability The human baby is probably one of the most vulnerable creatures on this planet. Unlike most other species, it needs careful and continuous monitoring and attention from the time it is conceived and long after it is born. It just cannot do anything for itself for many many years.   It cannot, walk, talk, ask for food, find food, feed [...]

By |October 25th, 2013|Current Events|Comments Off on Why are children being let down by Social Services?

President Obama – Impeachment Calls

Losing Focus The turmoil in the US continues. The government shutdown has not even been resolved and now a call for impeachment of the US president - Obama.  The US has played role model and guardian to the world and is fast losing its status and credibility. Economic challenges, high unemployment, unprecedented levels of debt and now accusations of fraudulent [...]

By |October 16th, 2013|Current Events, Politics|Comments Off on President Obama – Impeachment Calls

US Government Shutdown

US Government Shutdown of “non essential services” An earnest appeal by the US president to restart the economic engine. This is a monster that everybody has at least heard of.  This has happened in the past. But due to time lapse and media reports reaching fewer people in the past it has not registered as broadly as the current shutdown [...]

By |October 16th, 2013|Business, Current Events, Politics|Comments Off on US Government Shutdown

Customer Silence vs. Business Success

Ever wondered what your customer is thinking? It’s high time you did because what your customer is thinking affects the success of your business. Here are some interesting observations about what customers will not articulate and as a business you should be cognizant of.   Customer (What’s inside your Customer’s head.) Business (Action by Business) Easy Anytime Access Customers desire [...]

By |October 15th, 2013|Business, Role models|Comments Off on Customer Silence vs. Business Success