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The Return of Class

I had an epiphany the other day after watching far too many hours of CNN’s obsession with making Donald Trump appear completely incompetent. Sadly, he’s doing most of the heavy lifting and feeding more and more of their yellow journalism propensities. When I was younger, I wanted to be a journalist.

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The Truth Will Set You Free

11 months in and I'm disappointed. I've racked up more travel miles in that time than I did when I was a touring professional singer. Yet, this time, with the express intent to bring together, meet and teach Assistants from all over the world, imbuing them with all of the usable knowledge, strategies and confidence to ask for and get what they feel they deserve.

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What are Universities doing with their Students?

In a recent article shared by Heather McGowen, universities were targeted as places where students can’t get proper job training. The highlighted subject was computer sciences, one of the STEM subjects where “preparing students for real-world jobs” is the mantra of the day (decade?).

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Rene Redzepi's Recipe for Combining Machine Learning and Creativity

Rene Redzepi is head chef at Noma – three times crowned best restaurant in the world. He champions Nordic Cuisine and uses foraged food as well as traditional techniques like pickling in his dishes. He is also relentlessly experimental.

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800,000,000 Jobs Lost?

At some point a number becomes meaningless. Eight hundred million… The number is really inconceivable. I don’t think that we are built to understand exactly what that kind of number means. 800,000,000 jobs lost to automation – mind-boggling.

2 months

Mixing Innovation and Experience

When people talk about innovation it is often pitched as a young person’s game – the focus is on millennial CEO’s like Mark Zuckerberg and Evan Speigel. 

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The Consultants are Coming - and Why the Culture Question is Overblown

Over the last few years, we have seen management consultancies move aggressively into core parts of the advertising business. Most recently Exane BNP Paribas downgraded WPP and Publicis forecasts as they were not seen to be transforming their business fast enough - in their words "Accenture is becoming a WPP more quickly than WPP is becoming an Accenture."