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A Few Words on Fear

Apr 29, 2019

Everyone’s friend and counsellor, Oprah Winfrey, says that we all operate out of just two emotions, lov...

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Can You Create the Traditional Company of the Future?

Feb 13, 2019

Dynamic new companies are being created every day to take advantage of the world’s digital future, and to violently disrupt traditional companies, like the one I’m responsible for leading. And of course there are our friends the FANGs, etc., who merely want to take over the world.The ‘legacy’ compan...

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Nice Or Hard Nosed? Make Your Choice

Dec 19, 2018

I’ve been watching people and thinking about this ‘choice’ for decades, and so am writing this note maybe for younger people, the ones aspiring to achieve some significant success in their careers, and who therefore recognize that they must interact with other people in an effective and consistent way. Alt...

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What Are You Thinking?

Feb 12, 2018

I read a fascinating article recently about the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, which led the world to the brink of nuclear war. Most people know that the crisis blew up suddenly that October when the US discovered Russian nuclear missiles in Cuba. It became incredibly tense, with the world expecting the outbre...

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