Performance with purpose: the story behind our new tagline

Elbert Grims

Recently, the eagle-eyed amongst you might have noticed a change. No, we haven’t got a new haircut; we’ve changed our tagline.  After using ‘Thrive online’ for many years, we’re jumping into 2023 with the tagline ‘Performance with purpose’. This week, we sat down with Kier Humphreys, our straight-talking Sales Director, […]

Starting A Candy Company From Scratch

Elbert Grims

In Episode 127 of the Lion’s Share Marketing Podcast, Tyler and Jon talk about the breaking news: Adobe’s Holiday Shopping Report shows that consumer spending has increased while prices have decreased. Jon shares the numbers from the report, but Tyler explains why he’s still pessimistic about shopping trends and the […]

LOBO Application – On Ship Maintenance

Elbert Grims

Awkward & Restricted Access On ship maintenance tasks present many challenges which require solutions. By their very nature ships have little spare storage capacity & many of the areas requiring maintenance are awkward to access. Other considerations include making sure maintenance crews have the capability to react quickly to problems […]

Avoiding Mistakes About Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations

Elbert Grims

I teach my business ethics students that in order to understand ethical issues in the world of commerce, you need to understand a little bit about markets, about modern corporations, and about the role of management. And for practical purposes, understanding the role of markets begins with the work of […]

Is IP Address A Google Ranking Factor?

Elbert Grims

Does the IP address of your website’s server affect your rankings in search results? According to some sources around the internet, your IP address is a ranking signal used by Google. But does your IP address have the potential to help or harm your rankings in search? Continue reading to […]

When Someone Asks Your Opinion, Give It

Elbert Grims

Whether your colleague is asking for input on a joint decision or a friend is simply curious about what kind of music you prefer, it’s common for people to intentionally withhold their opinions and preferences out of a desire to appear easygoing and cooperative. However, the authors’ research suggests that […]

15 Steps to Pitch your Idea to Investors Guide

Elbert Grims

 ‌‌ The ultimate Step-by-Step Guide Know your Potential Investors Make a Presentation Prepare a killer Elevator Speech Practice & Perfect your eSpeech Present yourself well (ie, suit-able) Outline the Problem by telling a story Keep your story engaging Pitch your Solution Use realistic Data Know more about your audience Learn […]