Countering disinformation and fake news

David Cameron listens carefully

This interesting short film describes how Russia’s President Putin (and others) have deliberately used disinformation and fake news to undermine people’s perception of the world. As the film explains, the approach is Continue Reading →

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 →