- RT @bbcworldservice: Shia clerics see Iran's Baha'i as a serious threat, but why? 📻 bbc.in/2jTU8rf https://t.co/ZTeNt0zBX6 3 hours ago
- RT @pswieboda: Europeans back the euro not because they fear alternatives but because it has created real rewards, argues @miotei: https://… 3 hours ago
- RT @rascouet: Re Spicer's lies, this is from someone who worked in a past administration. Important read. https://t.co/XrjLJHRAGL 4 hours ago
- RT @liamstack: Trump made Sean Spicer go out and lie for him then immediately threw him under the bus. Trump administration, Day 1 https://… 4 hours ago
- RT @EdAStraw: Watch out! Some direct #democracy about! Good - let's hope it's done properly this time. ow.ly/h8q3308cox6 4 hours ago
- "The Great Twatsby" theguardian.com/world/2017/jan… 4 hours ago
- RT @Harkaway: Even if the rest of this weren't great (it is) "arseoisie" is my new favourite demographic. theguardian.com/world/2017/jan… 4 hours ago
- RT @NickyMorgan01: Why Parliament must be properly involved in Brexit - my piece for @FinancialTimes ft.com/content/e55389… 5 hours ago
- I'd never heard of the film but this articulate outrage by @VictoriaCoren is one of the best film reviews I've read. theguardian.com/commentisfree/… 5 hours ago
- But, but, but... the German car makers, the German car makers..... bbc.com/news/business-… 5 hours ago
- RT @labourlewis: Hi @SarahGillett5 I'll vote for A50 when content parliament has won the necessary bill safeguards to protect jobs, workers… 15 hours ago
- RT @labourlewis: Demanding parliament has a genuine say on Brexit is not opposing democracy. It's demanding it.. Snowflake 😉 https://t.co/E… 15 hours ago
- Banning strikes. Again.
- Did we ever really do God at Christmas?
- Sneering at the workers
- No end to austerity
- MPs should not vote for Article 50 until they are sure what it means
- The High Court’s ruling means a better Brexit
- Uber: control without obligation
- Enough of this ‘Will of the People’ nonsense
- Why low paid self-employment is everyone’s problem
- Youth o’ today – not as lucky as they used to be
- Boomers and Busters
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Monthly Archives: April 2012
The Seventies were crap. It’s one of those things that ‘everybody knows’. The unions held the country to ransom, refuse piled up in the streets, power cuts were frequent and the fashions were embarrassing. The economy was tanking and Britain … Continue reading
Can we all be creative given the right circumstances or is creativity the preserve of a few naturally talented people? It’s an important question for organisations. If it’s the former, you foster an environment where people are given as much … Continue reading
Chris Dillow reckons we are facing a crisis of creativity. “What might be the most important question in economics,” he says, is “how to encourage creativity.” I say this is the most important question because it is the main cause … Continue reading
If you want to fritter away an hour or two on a Friday, you could do worse than play around with this fascinating Global cities graphic from McKinsey. It maps cities by population, GDP and Per Capita GDP in 2007 … Continue reading
Two reports about the cost of ageing and its fiscal impact came out last week. The IMF’s Financial Stability Report concluded that the cost of longevity has been consistently underestimated. By 2050, it says, if people are living for even … Continue reading
A bronze statue of Genghis Khan, by Buryat sculptor Dashi Namdakov, was placed at Marble Arch this weekend. The occasion lead Kate to consider the khan’s legacy and his leadership style. I can never decide whether Genghis Khan was a ruthless … Continue reading
I’m off for a few days on a finance and risk management action learning event. Normal service (whatever that is) will be resumed next week.