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What’s in it for us, if I care most about what’s in it for me?

In a previous post, I highlighted the question: What kind of player are you? How focused are any of us on bringing out the best in our selves and others? What are we focused on in how we are using our creativity … Continue reading

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Want to occupy? Tell a story….

I was chatting with a friend today who works in the financial services sector. She isn’t a banker. Let’s call her Amita. Amita watches the telly on Sunday – I didn’t know the show, so I’ve forgotten its name. In any event, someone from the St Paul… Continue reading

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Sharing Wangarai Maathai’s beautiful video: “I will be a Hummingbird”

Nobel winner Wangarai Maathai died on Sunday, 25 September. She leaves a bountiful legacy. This week, I am thinking of the paths she chose, the adversity she faced, the courage she lived, the dedicated Hummingbird she was. She inspires me to nurtu… Continue reading

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Here’s some advice to the Lib Dems on diversity……

I got up this morning and on the news I was hearing that the Lib Dems want to diversify, meaning they don’t want to be – as I call it – so Vanilla or as the radio commentator was saying, ‘White, male and pale.” It seems that they are taking action… Continue reading

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Why ‘See & Connect’?

When I was a senior policy advisor in the British Government, I saw first-hand how poor communication was a key barrier to development and implementation of transformative social policy (as opposed to policies that just kept resulting in the same … Continue reading

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