There are those who do grow up. Discussions about coffee machines, hotel allowances and bonuses recede. The 'country club' atmosphere which has grown unhealthily in abundant times can be dropped quickly and a focused 'war room' mentality swung into action.
— On Growing Up and Rites of Passage by Nicholase Bate
Another insightful snippet from the master of business, Nicholas Bate.
I know it's not always this clear-cut, but it's sad to see so many businesses taking the easy option out and cutting costs (usually at the bottom of the company ladder) rather than exploring new revenue ideas and possibilities.