No Going Back

And, when you can’t go back, you have to worry only about the best way of moving forward. Paulo Coelho. The Alchemist How do we move forward when we have little idea as to where we actually are, and when the idea of a timeline to “normality” by Christmas is patently absurd? Reality is weContinue reading “No Going Back”

Leadership in times of crisis. Don’t look up – look inside, outside and sideways.

It seems like we’re into a new phase of Covid-19. The phony war is over, and the real one is starting. In the phony war, there was lots of support (depending where you are in the world). Here in the UK, the shock forced a Government committed to “small state” philosophies to create the biggestContinue reading “Leadership in times of crisis. Don’t look up – look inside, outside and sideways.”

Waving, or Drowning?

Every morning, I get summaries in my mail of the highlights of what is going on around me in business. The streams of late are not pretty, and getting ever less so. Failures and redundacies And increasingly large businesses, and sector bodies appealing for Government help. Wanting to be rescued. Whilst conditions are, undeniably, difficultContinue reading “Waving, or Drowning?”