When is an old idea new again? When consultants (the non-playing coaches of our business) say it is, apparently. London Hansom Cab – circa 1860 Hansom cabs were the go-to mobility solution in nineteenth-century London. Their popularity eventually spread to Paris and the larger cities of Europe and across the Atlantic to the United States.
Oliver Cromwell to the Rump Parliament in 1653: “You have sat too long here for any good you have been doing. Depart, I say, and let us have done with you. In the name of God – go!” Oliver Cromwell – Lord Protector 1599-1658 Oliver Cromwell enjoys a special place in history as the first
It’s been said that every business needs to employ a one-handed economist – to prevent the well-known tendency to offer advice along the lines of… “…on the one hand….and on the other hand…”. Prof. Noah Smith In a recent article published by Bloomberg, eminent economist Noah Smith makes some strong points about the unreliability of economic models
” I spent all morning taking out a comma, and all afternoon putting it back…” This famous quote about the tribulations of a punctilious mind is generally attributed to the fabulously talented Irishman Oscar Wilde. The truth is, Wilde was being facetious. He was poking fun at a pedantic colleague who irritated him endlessly –
There have been many outstanding AFL Grand Finals – and this year’s was right up there with the best of the best, including as it did that sensational late goal from Dom Sheed to seal the Eagles win. But at last year’s Grand Final we saw something that was equally remarkable for the images that