Leadership

Leadership and the power of metaphor

As a general rule it’s important to avoid ‘mind reading’ or assuming you know what another person is thinking, writes Dave Rawlings. At first sight…


Is the UK heading for a general election?

To the dismay of Brexiteers a hard-left Labour leader now appears more in tune with the business establishment than the splintered Tories, writes Murray Ritchie….


Facing the future

Dave Rawlings helps get around that perennial problem……….When resolution is not enough! Are you looking forward to 2018 in hope and anticipation or in fear…



Life and politics: a war of words

Political parties create conflict, always highlighting the differences between them. There’s no political advantage in finding common ground, writes Dave Rawlings. An earlier article has…


Rejecting the future

The United States and Britian have turned inward and away from their places in the international order. Germany and France are preparing to take their…




Climate change faces unsettled future

With the Trump presidency turning its back on the complexities of climate change, China flags it is ready to take the lead, Geoff Kitney writes …