Most Mondays we try to publish a short list of thought-provoking facts that bear some relevance to the time of year and current events.
It’s not a science project, rather a list of things that catch our eye during the week from reading, viewing and absorbing by osmosis.
If anything grabs your attention, please get in touch. It’ll be a pleasure to talk; email@example.com.
Music streams in the US broke one trillion streams this year, up 11.9 billion on 2021.
Tortoises living to 150 years old do so in the same youthful state as when they were 50.
Future of work
“…employees working from home could be “socially disconnected from their organization.” Their work could be less inspired, …, and companies could experience higher turnover.”
- Malcolmn Gladwell, https://www.cnbc.com/2022/08/12/malcolm-gladwell-on-the-evolution-of-his-working-from-home-stance.html
Wework reimagined – watch the growing trend for redundant retail space. Failed (and failing) department stores are being regenerated as retail units combined with food courts and shared work space.
UK inflation examples, in the last year:
Cheddar cheese +26%
Dog food +31%
Brussel Sprouts -2%
- The Grocer
In 2019, three years after the ‘BREXIT’ referendum, Jacob Rees-Mogg is quoted as having said “I can see the opportunities of cheaper food, clothing and footwear, helping most of all the incomes of the least well-off in our society.”