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No Jacket Required

In the world of entrepreneurship, there is no place to hide.  Where the corporate world might have allowed you the cover of a jacket and tie, a shiny pair of shoes, and an impressive title, entrepreneurship strips you naked, and leaves you…

The Culture of Queuing

They say that culture is made up of the ways in which people make sense of their existence. I imagine therefore that forming an orderly queue in order to gain restricted access to something that you had given someone for safekeeping and…

Oh to finish strong like Michelle Obama!

If there is one figure in the US political circus who has come out a hero, it is Michelle Obama.  Over the last eight years she has gone from what CNN’s David Axelrod called “a reluctant conscript on the public scene” to a much admired icon…

The top is not for everyone

If you are one of those people who are highly driven, very ambitious and often described as a go-getter, you will find any spot other than the top of any pile somewhat frustrating.  That’s probably because you cannot conceive of a situation…

Doing your work in 2016

One of my favourite pieces of writing (in fact, please read it at my funeral) is “The Transformation of Silence into Language and Action” by African American poet, Audre Lourde.  The piece was introduced to me by a French girl  - a feisty…