Enterprise essential – look for opportunities in adversity

Following the closure of a library in Bournemouth, books were re-housed in the nearby pub. This meant the ‘new library’ was open until late each night, and on Sundays. It also brought people into contact with books in a non-threatening setting. Hard times can stimulate creativity and progress. As Ben Cohen, founder of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream, has observed “to stumble is merely to move forward faster.”

 

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One thought on “Enterprise essential – look for opportunities in adversity

  1. Peter Durrant.

    Absolutely right and, of course, if we all communicated better – and the net is an ideal way of achieving this aim – we could identify thousands of achievable ideas which could enable people to break new ground and move away from our/their dull and unproductive silos.

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