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Diplomacy or negotiation?

The Greeks and the Romans understood negotiation. ‘Diplomacy’ was a much-used word in in the works of Homer and Thucydides but ‘Professional Diplomats’ probably...

What about Rural?

By the time this edition of EB reaches readers the election will be over and we will know – barring anything going badly wrong...

Boosting productivity

Some years ago, Time and Motion Study was applied to all areas of business. Frederick Winslow Taylor undertook the Time study work and this...

A United Front

The Khalid Masood/Adrian Elms/Adrian Ajao terrorist attack didn’t divide the nation – the country united. Thousands of people, all ages from different backgrounds with different...

The reality of awards

Are awards and trophies important to business? If so, what are the benefits? If not, why not? Working in an institution that flies high and...

Addressing Trust

I was talking to a colleague recently who – way back – set up and ran a PR consultancy that embraced equestrian-related publicity. She...

Smart Borrowing

Reliable reports indicate that, up to mid-December last year, the world spent $1,570,000,000,000 on arms. What appears a trivial rise of just 1% amounts...

The Right Response

Business in general has become very reactive. Proactive is good, but reactive is bad – it smacks of panic. Of course, following the American election,...

A Balancing Act

The then Prime Minister Tony Blair was never personally ideologically opposed to hunting but the way things work in Westminster – constant bargaining, blocking,...

Reputation and Rumours

Companies spend time, money and effort building a good reputation and positive brand. However, safety from rumours can never be guaranteed and unfortunately, in...

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Thumbs on Top Gloves

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