You will never reach your destination if…

Winston Churchill famously said: “You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.” A time of change brings many barking dogs. If Continue Reading →

Clarifying your professional passions (Harvard Business Review)

Two ways to clarify your professional passions

This recent post by Robert Steven Kaplan, Professor of Management Practice and Senior Associate Dean at Harvard Business School, suggests two sets of tools for clarifying your passions: — One is Continue Reading →

Lessons on leadership from British politics

Sleepwalking towards a chaotic Brexit

“The UK is in a spectacular mess,” writes Martin Wolf in the Financial Times today. Why? Because “David Cameron launched an unnecessary referendum on EU membership” in order to pacify Continue Reading →

Learning from America’s greatest president

Abraham Lincoln Memorial

In the 150 years since his death there has not been a single US President better than Abraham Lincoln. A survey in February 2015 still ranked him top. This is a man who led America through Continue Reading →

Meet with Triumph and Disaster, And treat those two impostors just the same

Enjoying football, even though the pitch is waterlogged

Whichever way the vote has gone, about half the country will have woken up this morning to find that they have “lost”, while the other half thinks that they have “won”. Half will now be Continue Reading →