Is Journalism In Danger?

Journalism was always where we found the truth and learned about what was happening in the world and why. But fake news has arrived to compete with traditional fact-based reporting.

Read More


Are You Ready For The Future?

It’s impossible to predict the future because what comes next depends on so many unknown and unknowable variables. But from experience we can guess it will be different from the present or the past.

Read More


How To Get The Most From Meetings

Good meetings are an essential part of any organisation’s success. Bad meetings waste time and are harmful to making decisions. But how can you increase the former and reduce the latter?

Read More


How To Be More Effective At Work

Everyone complains about being too busy as we rush from one activity to the next with little time to stop and reflect. But there is a simple way to find extra time in each day.

Read More


Is A Good Work-Life Balance Possible In The Digital Age?

The nature of work is changing as the always-on culture takes hold in a fast spreading digital economy. But the fight back has begun as workers search for a better work-life balance.

Read More


Are Meetings a Waste of Time?

Every organisation holds meetings and many of them waste a lot of time. But are meetings necessary and if so how can they be more productive?

Read More


The Threat Of Technology

In previous generations governments around the world threatened citizens with totalitarianism as a way to control the population. For today’s generation, the biggest threat comes not from governments but from large technology companies that want to control their lives.

Read More


Are You Stressed?

From time to time we all feel a little under pressure and stressed at work and at home. But when it gets serious what can we do.

Read More


The Importance of Small Businesses

Small businesses are often described as the backbone of the economy because of the jobs they create and contribution they make to national prosperity. But do they need more support from government?

Read More


Can You Escape From Your Smartphone?

Escaping from your smartphone is almost impossible as its addictive design trumps our ability to resist. But there is growing anxiety that we’re losing control as the time spent staring at screens escalates.

Read More


It’s Time To Invest In Education

Everyone appreciates the value of a good education as a way to develop a career and live a good life. Even during difficult times education is prized as students and parents enjoy its benefits.

Read More


Are You Happy?

Trust in government, credible business organisations, community and social supports, income levels, and the ability to make choices are listed as some of the things that make us happy. Increasing the number of positive experiences we have on a daily basis is also seen as beneficial to our general wellbeing.

Read More


It’s Time To Protect Children From Big Tech Companies

Technology has always changed how people live and created demand for new rules and regulations. But in the digital age new laws are urgently needed to protect the next generation of young people.

Read More


What Is The Role of The Finance Director?

Technology is changing the role of the finance director in all types of businesses, as automation and artificial intelligence spread into every function. As a result, finance personnel need to learn new skills and retain their ability to add worth to the business.

Read More


The Art of Good Conversation

Talking to friends, colleagues and even strangers forms a large part of everyday life. But why do some people enjoy the art of conversation while others see it as something to avoid and endure.

Read More


Migration Challenges The World

The migration of people is taking place all over the world as families flee their homes and homelands to avoid starvation and the threat of violence. But are there any solutions for those who suffer from such upheaval.

Read More


Does The EU Still Have An Important Role To Play?

The EU is often presented as a land full of bureaucrats who spend their time drafting new regulations to stifle the independence of member states. But the truth is very different.

Read More


Are You Addicted To Your Smartphone?

When the smartphone was introduced over a decade ago it was greeted as a wonder of technology. It connected us to each other in a way that was only previously possible in science fiction. But now in its second decade it is damaging the mental health of millions of people.

Read More


Is Capitalism Killing Your Job?

Capitalism is often praised as the most successful system for creating wealth and lifting people out of poverty the world has ever seen. There are those however who argue it is deeply flawed as the gap between rich and poor widens at an alarming rate. Who is right?

Read More


How To Hold Better Meetings

Many of us spend endless hours in meetings without ever thinking about how to improve them. Meetings are held in every organisation to the frustration of the majority who attend. But is there a way to make them better?

Read More