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Travel? No thanks, I’ll dial in

Our society is on the brink of corporate collapse. It has nothing to do with the economic fall of Greece or the wrangling of the EU. It even has nothing to do with Climate Change or the price of Brent Crude. It is because travel sucks. It’s because we – the haggard early-morning-late-evening-coffee-breath-red-eyed-rumple-suited domestic corporate […]

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Downsizing and redundant ethics

Line up, along the equator, all of the people across the world retrenched from their jobs in a five-year period, and they will be able to hold hands across the earth. Of course that is a geometric illustration, not physically practical – as intervening oceans are problematic – but you get my drift. If you […]

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Racism in corporations: does it exist?

The other night, as I was bunkering down for a short sleep before an early morning flight, I received an email from a work colleague, asking if in our corporate reporting we might take a stronger stance on race related issues. Now, you’d be forgiven for thinking this kind of musing might have been long completed […]

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Elon Musk and the Battery of Silent Revolutions

When I test-drove a Model S Tesla I was quietly disappointed. It moved like a spaceship. Wait, I haven’t actually ever been in a spaceship per se. Not even Elon Musk’s anything-you-can-do-Branson-I-can-do-too rocket. But I have watched enough space movies to know that once we’re in space it’s notably quiet.   When I depressed the accelerator (acutely […]