The Moral Olympics

The never ending cartoon strip that is The Trump Presidency has thrown up yet another interesting intellectual dilemma, aka the question of being morally fit to lead. It has led me to reflect on my time close to the hot seat of a number of big businesses and ask the same question of my peers … More The Moral Olympics

Day trip to China

It has long puzzled me why so many travelling business executives wear the “so busy working I saw nothing of the country” badge with such blatant pride. Instead they should be apologising for their own arrogance and stupidity. Just soooo busy! Indeed I have known many high level expat execs who have literally left after … More Day trip to China

Lights and Tunnels

Finally the light at the end of the tunnel seems to be appearing. Regular readers (both of you) may have noticed that the tide of my thoughtful insights has flowed to less than a trickle in recent weeks. Also, the more perceptive of you (regular reader 2) may have noticed that the last blog I … More Lights and Tunnels

Paradise Found

Anticipation. After spending virtually my whole life being seduced by the mystical allure of the South Pacific, thanks to my mums fanatical fascination with the musical of the same name, there was always a risk that it would not live up to its billing. Hawaii, Phuket, Barry Island – all of these had suffered exactly … More Paradise Found