A Consultant’s Letter To Santa

Take a read of this hilarious analysis of Santa’s business model…

Nicholas C. Rossis

One read I always look forward to this time of the year is The Economist’s special Christmas issue. This is a double one and crammed with fun articles I savor during the holidays.

This year’s issue had a hilarious take on consultants, describing what they might tell Santa if they were asked to look at his business model. Enjoy and buy the issue yourself (or visit The Economist) for more fun reads!

A Consultant’s Letter To Santa

Santa | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books Image: Pixabay

Thanks for asking us to have a look at your business model. Our staff have now recovered from their frostbite and have a number of significant suggestions for a revamp before next year.

First, the brand name. The business seems to use several different monikers, including St Nicholas, Santa Claus and Father Christmas. We suggest settling on one of the three. Father Christmas is clearly paternalistic and gender-biased. St Nicholas is…

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4 comments

  1. Many thanks for sharing! I hope you’re having a lovely holiday season 🙂

    1. Cheers! Next week I get a whole week to myself, and I plan on spending most of it writing – it might be work, but I enjoy it and uninterrupted writing time is bliss!

      1. I have vague memories of it from before the wee one came to our lives. Oh well, no regrets 🙂

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