Monthly Archives: July 2012

Surprise! Lawyers *can* be polite, even to “adversaries”

I have long believed that most people – even competitors – are eminently reasonable. Most people who take action that offend you, whether personally or commercially, are doing so for the most innocent of reasons. If only made aware of … Continue reading

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Be careful what you wish for… local retailers shoot themselves in the foot with an Amazon

For a long time, beyond the intrinsic ease of shopping experience, Amazon enjoyed a price advantage over local retailers in most markets. The price advantage came from three sources: Scale: Amazon is simply a very large operation, and so can … Continue reading

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Disrupting the service sector

Here is an interesting thought – I don’t know how to disrupt the raw labour service sector. What do I mean by that? Every sector of the economy starts off as labour intensive. Eventually, capital replaces labour, or the majority … Continue reading

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