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Being an optimist can be lonely

Being an optimist can be lonely

In a world where media coverage has become increasingly negative over the past 170 years, it’s hardly surprising that most...

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Money and happiness

Money and happiness

Money can’t buy you happiness, goes the old saying, but it lets you choose the kind of misery you prefer....

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Why inaction, as British comedian Omid Djalili learned, is not a strategy

Why inaction, as British comedian Omid Djalili learned, is not a strategy

Comedian Omid Djalili recently posted a memory of unrequited teenage infatuation that serves as a reminder that your biggest regrets one...

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Business leaders and The Financial Freedom Pod

Business leaders and The Financial Freedom Pod

I recently shared the links to my podcast with a group of executives, to share with their teams, to improve...

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The angry letter that opened my eyes

The angry letter that opened my eyes

Bartlett is driven by a mission to satisfy his curiosity about human nature and has built up a substantial international...

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Bullsh*t Bingo and other fun games

Bullsh*t Bingo and other fun games

Communication is the strongest and most versatile tool in the world. It can be used to make war, or it...

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My Hardy Boys sleuthing into a publishing phenomenon

My Hardy Boys sleuthing into a publishing phenomenon

I grew up on a diet of The Hardy Boys – the 1970’s gateway drug to true-crime detective series Ian...

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The Global Soap Opera: Love, Betrayal, and Economic Drama in a time of incessant change

The Global Soap Opera: Love, Betrayal, and Economic Drama in a time of incessant change

“This isn’t life in the fast line, this is life in oncoming traffic,” wrote fantasy author Terry Pratchett in 2014....

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Episode 1: Let us help you…

Episode 1: Let us help you…

It’s attributed to Einstein, but it doesn’t matter who said it, it holds true: “The first sign of insanity is...

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Business “wins” at COP 28

Business “wins” at COP 28

No-one is going to be entirely happy with the final statement agreed by nearly 200 countries at the COP28 climate...

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The Power of Action

The Power of Action

Dubai is a shock to those who seldom travel to the country. Arriving at midnight to participate in @COP28, it...

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Connecting the dots between Big Tobacco and Big Oil

Connecting the dots between Big Tobacco and Big Oil

From the Financial Times this week, following a negative trading update from tobacco behemoth British American Tobacco: “BAT, which makes...

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