We examine the present in light of the past
so as to better understand the future.
John Maynard Keynes

* With apologies to Karl von Clausewitz
30th January 2014

Yes, I’m afraid so; my book Management from the Masters has just been published, and yet another book has been added to the tens of thousands already out there. To readers who feel that far More...

24th January 2014

In my last post, I talked about the ‘secret’ of good writing and the importance of considering the audience for any piece of writing both before and during the act of writing itself. Further More...

23rd January 2014

Over the past couple of years I have been asked a number of times to talk to groups or work with people to explain the craft of writing. The question often asked, in various forms, is, what is the More...

14th January 2014

What are businesses for? Why do businesses exist? Who creates them, and who sustains them? What is their fundamental purpose? What causes them sometimes – too often – to collapse? And More...

8th January 2014

Will the strongest companies survive? Not necessarily, if you believe Charles Darwin. In his theory of evolution, it is not the strongest that survive, nor the most intelligent, but those most More...


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Adi Gaskell commented on
Management Consultancy
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Pradee commented on
Oh, no, not another book on management!
27/3/2015

Laurie commented on
Another one bites the dust - reflecting on my new book on management failures
12/12/2014