Are you best of breed? No, not you, sir, despite your clear eye and glossy coat. I mean your company and its products. To be best of breed is to be the best of its kind, just like in a dog show; but in business it is a prize you award yourself. Best of breed was a business practice first used in the computer industry - clients who chose to source their software from several suppliers were described as using such a strategy. A good idea, so long as you don't end up with a dog's breakfast.
Would you dislike someone just because they’re from the Forest of Dean?
And you thought your turnaround was tricky.
But BP's new CEO has staked his legacy on going green.
There will inevitably be unintended consequences from blindly adopting new technology.