Consider the inputs

Inputs are an expense. This has led to some interesting developments in our treatment of it. When we look at efficiency, we consider outputs over inputs. Decreasing the denominator is a quick win. It makes sense to use the cheapest inputs we can. This is likely to create some waste that we need to deal […]

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Defence Mechanisms

Some are unhealthy, like justification, disrespect, animosity or denial. These are reactions that are hard to control. Mostly, it’s automatic responses to triggers that set it off. We don’t always know what they are. We can’t always see them coming. Some are really healthy, like accountability, taking responsibility, apologising, not just with words, but with […]

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Consuming less

With constant marketing bombarding our lives, we tend to overconsume. It’s not intentional, it’s consequential. When the entire premise for the economy and therefore business, is constant growth, it requires us to sell more. We sell more when we get more customers purchasing more products. This makes business sense until we consider the break-even point. […]

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