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New Ethics in Business

The paradigm of business as a ruthless, cruel world, where competition means cutthroat and egos rule, still seems to prevail in reality television shows like The Apprentice and The Dragon’s Den. It’s an image I’d like to see change. Not … Continue reading

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Time Well Spent

We’re all familiar with time management wisdom, but it always seems to involve doing more; So I was delighted to read Stefan Klein’s latest book, Time: A User’s Guide, which explains why we feel stressed by time, and explores our … Continue reading

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The Tyranny of Bad Habits

‘Giving up smoking is easy. I’ve done it hundreds of times’ Winston Churchill Lose weight, stop smoking, drink less, be on time, exercise more — perennial issues that many of us struggle to realise. Changes that would make a real … Continue reading

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When I’m sixty-four

Sixty used to sound pretty old. That was when people were retiring, winding down and playing a lot of golf and bridge. Sixty-year olds wore cardigans and glasses and enjoyed their garden, their grandchildren and their bus pass. But when … Continue reading

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Easing the Pain of Change

Changing behaviour within organisations is much more difficult than we like to think it is. Now we can understand why this is, thanks to the integration of psychology and neuroscience. What has been discovered is that change is pain; it … Continue reading

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