— Will Corry (@slievemore) April 12, 2014
Good timing. I received this article by Northstar Research Partners, written to mark Shakespeare’s 450th birthday tomorrow, Wednesday 23 April. It is a light-hearted piece that explores what market researchers can learn from Shakespeare’s plays.
Was Shakespeare really a Market Researcher? Rhiannon Price, Research Director, Northstar Research Partners
23rd April 2014 will mark the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth. Having grown up a stone’s throw from his birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, I have always been interested in Shakespeare. Moreover, the conspiracy theories surrounding his life and authorship have always fascinated me. Did he really write his plays? Was he educated enough or close enough to the royal court to produce his works? Was he Sicilian? Was he gay? But it wasn’t until I started really looking at some of his most famous prose that it dawned on me – I knew the real answer... The Bard was a Market Researcher! [more…]
— Alex Hall (@ahallicks) April 15, 2014
— Adrants (@adrants) April 21, 2014
In April of 2013, Dininyls frontwomen Chrissy Amphlett died from breast cancer after an ultrasound and mammogram missed the cancer. Later, Amphlett found a lump on her own through self-examination. Watch the video.
— Will Corry (@slievemore) April 18, 2014
An executive had to get rid of one member of his staff. He couldn't decide between Mary and Jack: both had equal seniority and qualifications. Unable to choose, he finally decided that whoever used the water fountain first would be let go.