Avoiding tripping over the hurdles of risk

In life, it is extremely easy to forget what is important to you as a Risk Manager, may not be important to others. In addition, not only do we sometimes forget what is important, we confuse what is urgent with what is important. For those of you familiar with the "7 Habits" this will sound familiar.

Some retail risk therapy

We want to help in our way,  so here are the top 5 risks for the retail industry and some thoughts on potential controls.  Personally, as a consumer, if the retail industry did not have these as their top 5 then they were not doing risk management.  But, that is just my opinion.  Back to the risks themselves.

The new face of risk and how to combat it

Guest author Eric White, who leads the retail strategy practice at Wren, providers of physical security solutions used by some of the world’s most innovative and respected retailers, talks about how businesses of every kind face risks. But for many, risks are thought of as the catastrophic-type events that - as completely devastating as they would be - don’t necessarily represent the most pressing threats to the day-to-day business. The face of risk is changing. It’s not just about the traditional, obvious risk events like earthquakes, tornadoes, or active shooters. Increasingly risks are those things that can slowly eat away at your business and profitability.

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Random Thoughts on Leadership

Some random thoughts on leadership as everyone you have ever worked for has shown you something on leadership - both good and bad.  And you yourself also exhibit some good characteristics and some bad characteristics as a leader.  So, here are some of my observations over the period of time I have been lead and been a leader.

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Better results using MasterMind Groups

A MasterMind Group, is the inevitable extension of the brainstorming session. However, in this case the MasterMind Group is about empowering people with common passions and interests.

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An update on the update to my saga

Last night I decided to try and turn the Mac on and it worked! And low and behold it is still working exactly 24 hours later! Today I did contact another Mac store who advised it could be a motherboard or power supply problem. I was planning to take in tomorrow but I am going to give it another day or so.


An update on my saga

We FAILED test number 1. That anvil has fallen and the Mac has died. So I tuck my tail between my legs and off I will go this week / weekend to a Mac repair store - just a different one.


Not a blog post about innovation

Hello everyone, The picture on the left is of me over this weekend. Although I was able to get my Apple Mac going on Saturday after having spent all day rebuilding the primary hard drive, it...

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