Last week I started this discussion with the analogy that a solid business can be likened to a 3-legged stool. Three legs guarantees that a stool will always sit solidly on the floor. In my opinion (and in my experience with Carambola.ie, €7m+ annual turnover, 100+ employees) the most effective, successful and potentially sustainable businesses…

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Henry Ford was right. Right up until the time he was wrong. Wikipedia says: The Ford Model T is an automobile that was produced by Ford Motor Company from October 1, 1908, to May 26, 1927. It is generally regarded as the first affordable automobile, the car that opened travel to the common middle-class American; some of this was because of Ford’s efficient fabrication,…

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