Category Discussion

Reasons to be cheerful…

As the world veers this way and lurches that, with crisis always seeming to be just around the corner, here’s...

The wider impact of insecure overachievers

Listening to the BBC Radio 4 documentary 'Insecure Overachievers' brought forth a number of thoughts - ruminations on memories one has of...

Extractive capitalism is back – unintentionally encouraged by the left

To most people, capitalism would be a lot better if it allowed entrepreneurs to start businesses and make profits, but...

Labour’s Employee Ownership Plan: not so inclusive after all

Two weeks ago I praised John McDonnell for plans to spread share ownership. Now more details have emerged and I’ve...

A conversation in the library – mental health, eccentricity and conformity in the workplace

In my local library late last week, I was accosted by a man. He'd been sat nearby, hawking back phlegm,...

A decade on, our attitude to wealth hasn’t really changed at all

Every General Election campaign has its little buzzwords and phrases. One that sticks in the memory last year was the...

Get your game face off – in the workplace, we should strive to show who we really are

It was a pleasure, as part of our ‘Voices of Progress’ inquiry, to speak to Tom Hodgkinson earlier this week....

Accountable Capitalism Act – a legislative step too far?

It’s been 20 years now since I started my first proper ‘career’ job. It was with a large business IT...

There are plenty of inspiring business stories out there – the best thing we can do is share them

One - if not the – best thing about doing this job is the potential it offers to meet people...

How, in a noisy world, Danone does more than talk the talk

As bland as they sound, and as ubiquitous as they have become, it doesn’t take much to figure out why...