Conversations about business and industry are so dominated with talk of investment and ‘investment opportunities’, that, despite its potentially enormous implications, divestment becomes something of an afterthought.
It must be one of the finest feelings in business. Your email inbox pings, or your phone buzzes in your pocket with news that the tender has been successful. The prospective client you have been toiling so hard to tie to a contract has accepted your proposal, and subject to the signing of some papers, work can begin.
It’s funny to think that for all the machinations, complexities, stresses, and strategies of business, regardless of the model or sector, all have the same goal in mind; boosting profitability.