Not all dimensions of the diversity and inclusion are obvious – we need consider them all
Some people are convinced the first time. For others, it may take up to three times to be convinced. Not convinced? Then listen up. I dug out the excellent work of Shelle Rose Charvet the other day as I was preparing for a client event. She talks about meta programmes. That science talk for the… Continue reading Convince me
Not so strong. Not so stable. We wake up this morning to results from the UK’s general election that are a disaster for the sitting Prime Minister who ran a lacklustre campaign that saw her personal popularity begin to decline after only a few days. On the other side of the house, the results were… Continue reading Rhetoric vs reality: beware the gap
Like many, I’m still processing the horrors of the recent attacks in the UK, firstly in Manchester and over the weekend, again in London. I hate to use the phrase ‘the new normal’ for these times because it signals some level of acceptance that peace isn’t possible, and that attacks like this are to be… Continue reading How can we help?
I want to have a debate. No, not that debate UK audiences were treated to last night while the leaders of most of the UK’s political parties assembled to squabble and talk over each other like children in a playground. No, a real debate – prompted as it happens, by that debate – about whether… Continue reading A real debate, please
Today is an important day in British democracy because it’s the last opportunity to register to vote in the forthcoming general election. We may be fed up already of the strong-and-stable or for-the-many-not-the-few mantras (other mantras are available). But whatever our political persuasion, we have the democratic right and responsibility to make our voice heard.… Continue reading Time is running out
“You have never properly fitted in …. You have bad acne.” Such were the words that the designer and former Spice Girl, Victoria Beckham, wrote to her 18 year old self by way of advice for the future. Now successfully established in her second career, she felt that she had words of wisdom for her… Continue reading A leadership letter to myself