Browsing Month October, 2016

Why is Democracy so Slow to Take Hold?

October 25th, 2016 // 7:01 pm @

Those of us who live in functioning democracies find it hard to understand why even when the opportunity is offered to societies; the growth of real democracy is painfully slow. “Democracy is the worst form of Government, apart from all the rest” to quote Churchill, but following the fall of the Soviet Union, and the […]

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Category : Blog &Other Thoughts

What Makes a Great Finance Director?

October 25th, 2016 // 5:44 pm @

I have had the privileged to work with several first rate Financial Directors, in different countries, cultures and business’s. They all shared a wider understanding of their role within the company and how this varied from how traditionally finance teams were viewed. The conventional historical view of finance teams is that they record the business’s […]

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Category : Blog &Management Technique

Why is America so Angry with Itself?

October 19th, 2016 // 1:52 pm @

America today is angry, at its politicians, its institutions, its media, and at itself. It is this anger than Donald Trump has tapped into, and has flamed for his own personal ambitions. It is too easy to dismiss Trump as unelectable for what he says amount almost every minority group, he is following a well […]

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Category : Blog &Other Thoughts &The Future

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