One of the greats

TO have seen in the flesh truly great sportsmen and women is one to the joys and privileges of life. When it comes to cricket I have seen some of the finest batsmen to play the game, including Viv Richards, Gordon Greenidge, Garfield Sobers, who was also a fine...

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Politics and Business

I consider myself a political glutton, the type of person that will spend his evenings trolling though YouTube videos and articles on the most mind-numbing geo political issues around. It is my passion to learn about these things and in today’s climate of Brexit,...

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Under promise and over deliver

Under promise and over deliver WHEN we suggested to a past client that it is a good idea to ‘under promise and over deliver’ the response was ridicule. “No way,” we were told. Not too long afterwards that business sadly ran into serious trouble including an audit that...

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Crisis what Crisis

Crisis what Crisis THE crashes involving two new Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, in similar circumstances and in the space of just a few months, are first and foremost a tragedy for the people involved, their families and friends. They were a major crisis for the two...

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OST model

AT akpr we encourage our clients to apply the OST model to all aspects of their business or organisation.The Objective, Strategy, Tactics approach is explained well in Alistair Campbell’s excellent book ‘Winners.Campbell’s mantra is SIG (strategy is God) and we...

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Some thoughts on photography and cameras

Some thoughts on photography and cameras THERE is perhaps no creative or media professional that has been affected more by technological advances than the professional photographer. Technology and in particular the introduction of digital, that...

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My Time to Die

My Time to Die   SIX days before businessman John King ended his suffering with Motor Neurone Disease it was my privilege, along with my son Andrew, to visit John to talk to and photograph him. Articulate and with a mind as sharp as a pin to the end, it was...

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