"Chiefly, the mould of a man's fortune is in his own hands"
Francis Bacon 1561 - 1626
"It is individuals working within organisational structures who produce the product, make decisions and conceive strategies. Yet because people are a less measurable organisational asset - less easily appreciated by a study of the balance sheet than material assets or market share - they are often overlooked or forgotten......."
Sue Cartwright - 'Remeber the Workers', Sunday Times 1989
"Running a successful business is not just about making money - it's about GROWING and DEVELOPING something robust, adaptable, responsive, efficient, meaningful (and ultimately profitable) and structuring it so that it can withstand the ups and downs which are commonplace in normal commercial life."