Evidence Based Leadership – an Oxymoron??

When things are changing around us and uncertainty has the stage by the time we have evidence, it’s already happened. When does a reliance on data and evidence become a cop out? Very few of us would deny the value and power of data in advancing science, or the power of science to increase ourContinue reading “Evidence Based Leadership – an Oxymoron??”

A New Age of Self Reliance?

Revolutions Out of my office at home I am lucky to be able to look down the hill to the River Derwent. Four miles downstream is the first powered factory in the World, open in 1719 based on technology “borrowed” from an Italian. Fifteen miles upstream is Arkwright’s Mill, one of the main driving forcesContinue reading “A New Age of Self Reliance?”

Puzzles and Mysteries.

I was educated to solve puzzles. That with enough expertise, evidence and tools, Economics was a puzzle to be solved if I tried hard enough. It took me a while to work out that the problem was that somebody was fixing the rules. It was relatively easy to solve the problems that were set, butContinue reading “Puzzles and Mysteries.”