Reasons to be cheerful.

I suspect I’m not alone this morning in feeling a little bewildered as on the one hand our Government lays down seemingly arbitrary rules for meetings (I can meet more than six for work, but can’t meet my family) whilst at the same time playing fast and loose with international law. It’s easy to getContinue reading “Reasons to be cheerful.”

Weathering the Storm

The Calm In the last thirty years, we have built up a huge consulting industry around leadership, coaching, engagement, persuasion, marketing and the rest. Advising, not doing. Risk free expertise. Whilst things were relatively stable, we could develop best practice, and neat models that could be applied without really having to understand them. They didContinue reading “Weathering the Storm”

Where has all the value gone?

I found it extraordinary listening to the news this morning. Two consecutive items made me question our definition of value. Firstly, a piece about Softbank buying call options on around thirty billion dollars of tech stocks – Apple, Tesla etc – which has triggered significant rises in their stock price, which in turn has, soContinue reading “Where has all the value gone?”