The Icon Cyrille Regis – Bridging The Differences between Black and White

The tributes for Cyrille Regis, ex-England International footballer who died aged 59 on the morning of Monday 15th January 2018 show the greatness of the man. A torch bearer in dark times. The most handsome, and coolest of personalities, has been lauded by all as a true gentleman; a black man who showed the strength, skill and subtlety on a football pitch, when blacks were excluded from the game...
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Pienaar on his day off – “We really don’t know where we are going!”

Watching celebrity mastermind this weekend John Pienaar, Deputy Political Editor for the BBC, who prior to questions on his general knowledge round, said "having covered politics (as a journalist) for 35 years, 2 or 3 years ago you'd thought you'd seen everything...." Now he's seen things he's never seen almost every week. Asked to elaborate more by John Humphrey's, the successor to the...
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The Rise of the Entrepreneur

I have returned to the Network Marketing industry after a sojourn for 15 years. My early experience's of the sector was common to most where I failed at first with a company selling water filters and then succeeded with a subsequent company,  reaching a Senior Marketing Director position for Telco Global Communications a company that utilised the Network Marketing business model to establish...
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Reinventing Organisations at The London School of Economics

London School of Economics/RSA's joint Reinventing Work Networking Event - October 2017 Those in attendance, were either Fellows of the Royal Society of the Arts or soon to be, all of whom were evidently from the round of introductions, high achievers with practical experience of implementing change towards the new panacea of nurturing organisations to mitigate the corporate ills of self...
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The new model of thinking that is digital transformation

Imagine a new model of thinking that spans management practice, community empowerment and the conceptof an authentic voice, that facilitates the optimisation of clear and creative thinking through a coherent methodology and practice framework. With traditional organisational structures having to recognise the challenge of globalisation, and the need to innovate to sustain themselves or die;...
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Two faced apologies are not the best way to start shaping policy after Grenfell

Collective tears shed as the whole world witnessed what is suspected to be 100’s of people being burned alive in a tower block in North Kensington from all the cultural backgrounds that make up London’s population. The 24 storey 120 home Grenfell Tower block on Lancaster West estate, a devolved tenant controlled (TMO) council owned housing estate in The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea...
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Amazon Lays Down The Marker For Future Web Development and Cloud Computing

Amazon laid down the marker for future web development and Cloud Computing at AWS Summit London at Excel this week. Gavin Jackson Amazon’s UK managing director and Dr Werner Vogels Amazon’s CTO and Vice President of Amazon.com in charge of driving technology innovation, introduced the Summit as an event for sharing their knowledge and experience as business was now a sharing economy....
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Marc Andreessen Said Software Is Eating The World 6 years ago!

Why Software is Eating The World? An essay written 6 years ago by Marc Andreessen stated that “every company needs to become a software company”. Co-author of Mosaic the first widely used browser and co-founder of Netscape the pioneer internet browser that the first generation of internet users used even before Internet Explorer ever saw the light of day; (the days way before Chrome, Firefox...
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Academic perspectives on understanding Social Enterprise

Professor Joanna Mair from Stanford University outlines that whilst economists look at value and sociologists focus on values, social enterprise lies somewhere in between and have been in existence ever since. Her time graph which highlights published articles using  specifically the term "social entrepreneur" over time uncovers how the growth curve post 1990's are by practitioners where as...
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August Wilson’s “Fences” High Art Indeed!

Having seen "Fences", starring Denzel and Viola Davis, I have to admit that the film moved me so much that I have started telling others even using the word  "Profound", challenging them to watch it themselves and hear their perspectives.... Having seen Denzel Washington promote the film, initially I only caught that the film's main theme was about Troy Maxson's (Denzel's...
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