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What if You’re Wrong?

One of the great debates in recent times has been over whether human-caused climate change is real or not. Sceptics and supporters have lined up against each ot...
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Are you a Mole or a Meerkat?

Someone once asked me whether I was a mole or a meerkat. It was a strange question and I didn’t have a clue what they meant by it. But I was intrigued by the...
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The Not to Do List…

Most people I know have a To Do List. But how many of us have a “Not to Do List”? Let me explain the difference. The To Do List is about managing priorit...
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Are you Boring?

If I was asked to provide one single hard truth of modern business it would be this - that the majority of businesses are boring, unremarkable and indistinguish...
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What Motivates You?

I left high school in the 1980s.  My small claim to fame at school was that I could run a bit (400m was my event) and was a reasonable rugby player. I was also...
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When a Crisis Occurs…

  In the past 18 months I was involved in rescuing a business from voluntary administration and, in a separate situation, forcing a business to change it...
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Kill those sacred cows…

Many years ago a U.S. Army General was visiting his UK equivalent and watching a display of an artillery crew firing a large cannon. Intrigued he asked why the...