You only need to look to Greenland’s melting glaciers, or the increased severity of storms, to know climate change is already upon us. All we can hope for in the 2020s is to stop it getting worse, or to adjust to its impact.
Please can we retire "Before I start" from keynote presenters' vocabularies.
I think it was Sherlock Holmes who said that there is no such thing as coincidence (but then he also said that the answer is never about twins!!).
Leadership means helping others to reach their full potential. There is one thing that is alike in all effective leaders; they all have a high degree of ‘emotional intelligence’.
Creating a problem for the near future? A little while ago I read about the "juniorisation" of trading desks in financial services, particularly in the City of London.
What goes around, comes around. It's a phrase etched into our psyche at a very early age. Reciprocity. It's the basis of religions, ethoses, and behavior. And it has proven itself as truth over and over throughout history.
Uncle Ben’s “with great power comes great responsibility” is a standard leadership principle for many, including myself. Also, with every responsibility comes expectations that might make people upset, especially the ones you lead.