Listening is okay. Acting on what you have heard is harder

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December 13, 2021

‘I would not only invite those at the top to spend their money as a resident .  I would invite

Guilty – of reshaping someone’s mind?

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December 6, 2021

Remember Midas? Professor Stuart Russell did In his first BBC Reith Lecture about Artificial Intelligence last week. Midas had asked …

More foxes please

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November 15, 2021

A few weeks ago, after reading ‘English Pastoral’ by James Rebanks, I commented that  

Today the language of organisations, and

Where’s the pulse?

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November 1, 2021

How our understanding of corporate governance is holding us back

Corporate governance has for a long time felt remote from …

Governance – my gut instinct

October 25, 2021

It started on a high altitude skiing expedition. Scientist and doctor Tim Spector found that he was rapidly losing his …

Make the journey your own

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October 18, 2021

I made a bad decision last week, whilst walking in the Lake District. It was one of those experiences that …

Our better nature

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October 12, 2021

This week I am off to Cumbria for some autumnal fell-walking in the Western Lakes. This will take me back …

On behalf of which people?

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October 5, 2021

‘I don’t think the passengers will notice any difference’ said Transport Minister Grant Shapps as he announced that South Eastern …

Stewardship could deliver what ESG cannot. Here’s how

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September 13, 2021

Two weeks ago,  I argued that ESG is not an investment category. It is an adjective, not a noun.

It

Rebellion and the boardroom

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September 6, 2021

‘The first principle of 21st century economics is to protect the life-supporting systems of the living world. That’s why