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This Christmas, be a Muppet

The Muppet Christmas Carol is one of my favourite films. It’s a wonderful, irreverent, but faithful adaptation, in turns funny, moving and uplifting with some great songs along the way. The special guest star (Michael Caine) plays Scrooge and the rest of the roles go to the Muppet characters you’d expect. Who else would play the earnest, hard-put-upon, kindly Bob …

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A Seasonal Guide to Acing your next Credentials Meeting

One of my pleasures in life (I don’t do guilt) is to settle back on a weekend morning and read the papers. I am sufficiently old school in that they are physical papers rather than images on my smartphone.  I like to see the full spread in front of me rather than scroll through, plus, to my knowledge, no one …

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HOW DO YOU SPEED UP A ‘SUPERTANKER’?

  Our business world is changing at an unprecedented level; 74 out of the Fortune 100 companies from the 1980s are no longer around. Look at the Ghosts of Companies Past – Kodak’s cataclysmic demise or Blockbuster’s decline from 60,000 employees in 9,000 stores globally in 2001 to 51 stores in 2016 having turned down the opportunity to work with …