Drunk Tank Pink

DRUNK TANK PINK (n) : A bubblegum-pink color; in the early 1980s, psychologists daubed jail cells with drunk tank pink paint and discovered that the color calmed aggressive prisoners.  Soon, enterprising football coaches began painting their visitors’ locker rooms with the same shade, hoping to pacify their opponents.  Buses painted their seats pink and discovered... Continue Reading →

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“Queen of the Curve”: 18 Influential Works by Zaha Hadid

When Zaha Hadid passed away in March 2016, she left the world of architecture with an irreplaceable legacy. As the first woman to receive the Pritzker Architecture Prize (2004), she was described by the Guardian of London as the "Queen of the curve" who "liberated architectural geometry, giving it a whole new expressive identity."

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Time to grow

My company, SBW Consultancy designs strategies, builds partnerships and develops value propositions. What is unique is that our client base is primarily inspiration programmes like the BLOODHOUND programme and fast-growth start-ups like Payfriendz. This has enabled the business to refine and iterate it's services and importantly it's way of working with clients. What has happened to... Continue Reading →

The Lobster Story

Lobsters grow, but their shells don't. So when a lobster grows it is in discomfort, struggling in the shell that it has. When it can't take the discomfort any more, it will then go under cover to shed the shell. Allowing it to re-grow a shell that is more suitable for its size. This tale is... Continue Reading →

Rebel vs. Challenger

The word rebel typically has negative connotations. The dictionary states that a rebel is: "a person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or leader." However, this word is often used to 'fondly' describe the antics of Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and others who didn't follow convention and are now reaping... Continue Reading →

The Battle for London: Uber vs. TFL

On the 30th September Uber launched a petition asking TFL to reject proposals to crack-down on the service. This is a fascinating battle-ground; innovative services disrupting the market-place vs. (perceived) risk of Uber monopolising and removing a competitive market-place. Let's look back at the great disruptions of industry that have transformed how we live and what we... Continue Reading →

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