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See beyond self: the art of being a trusted leader

Tomorrow’s General Election seems to be culminating in a contest of negatives, as opinion polls confirm voters have a low opinion of both... Read More

The oxymoron of political leadership

There was brouhaha last week when the broadcasters held firm on the TV election debates, leaving David Cameron facing an empty chair. Cameron... Read More

Valentines’s Day, Greek Gods and seduction not speed dating – lessons for customer love

Many of the everyday fundamentals of our Western lifestyles owe a debt of gratitude to the Ancient Greeks – democracy, drama, all-action blockbuster... Read More

The organisation cultural legacies of the Christmas Day Truce & The Accrington Pals

For me, 2014 was memorable for the 100th anniversary commemorations of the commencement of World War One. They were poignant, especially a torchlight... Read More

Ramones’ tee-shirts, bisto and Sheffield 1981-1984: surfing on a wave of nostalgia

From 1981 to 1984 I spent three memorable and formative years in Sheffield as a student, a time with an abundance of experience... Read More

Scottish Independence & Cialdini’s ‘Six Principles of Influence’

The Act of Union, 1707, still nailed in my head from school history. Three centuries on, could we be about to tear it... Read More

Life’s too short to go unnoticed, especially when you’re 52.

Life’s defining moments do not always announce themselves with the glorious fanfare of positive celebration. There can be the unwelcome milestones of big... Read More

I don’t want a holiday in the sun

I don’t want a holiday in the sun, a cheap holiday in other people’s misery. I echo John Lydon’s philosophy when thinking about... Read More

Lessons from being a dad for a start-up business leader

Being a dad is just like running a start-up business – you set the direction, nurture and adjust as required, and always have... Read More

Reflections from D-Day: camaraderie & selflessness

Friday saw the 70th anniversary of D-Day, 6 June 1944, when Allied Forces launched a combined naval, air and land assault
 on Nazi-occupied... Read More

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