The Silicon Eye – insights for business

So what’s in a name? Although my company name is the rather unimaginative Richard Ord Consulting Ltd, it tells you exactly what this business is all about. Until now I’ve used The Silicon Eye as the trading name because it captures that element of curiosity that drives my enthusiasm: enthusiasm for business, enthusiasm for people and enthusiasm for their stories: it seems fitting as the title for my blog.

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The cobbler’s children have no shoes: Building channels to market

I was in a webinar for high tech entrepreneurs Making the Most of Cambridge Network when the cobbler’s children came to mind…

Me: “Hi Apple – I’ll put you on line-stop next Thursday.” Apple: “Thanks – keep us posted!”

So went the conversation with Apple in May 2005 when CSR’s chip production in Taiwan went up in smoke

Colombia: it wasn’t on my bucket list, but if your ambition is Latin American growth, it should be on yours!

One chance to make a first impression, and Colombia: what an impression!