Tag: future

November 16, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Define Work defines who we are, moulds our values, determines our future prospects.  We remain fixated on finding work for all, even if it’s toil with no purpose other than to keep the wheels of commerce turning.  Like automation, Covid offers a vision of a more leisured future, and invites us to reassess why &…

April 17, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Killed Killed by Covid-19:  forecasting experts, extrapolating into the future, based on the past.  Better to embrace uncertainty, build resilience & stocks, allow a margin of error, and respect diverse views.  Revived by Covid-19:  common sense & trusting our own instincts Guessed the Word?             Series 56 (4/8)       …

March 31, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Other side Coronavirus: how will it be on the other side?  Unwillingness to commute far for work.  No need for big offices, or to live in costly city houses.  More home cooking & buying online.  No dividends.  No interest from savings/investments. Higher taxes. More health spending. And no faith in insurance, which turned out not…

January 16, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Over Climate change is over; we’re in climate crisis now.  2020 will mark the turning point when weather becomes a more urgent priority than economic growth.  Governments representing 206m people have declared climate emergencies.  Future generations will have it hot, hot, hot Guessed the Word?        Series 53 (1/7)         pic: riaSopala

November 13, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Triple bottom line TBL = people, profit, planet (3Ps). 1981: Freer Spreckley says firms should measure their TBL. 1994: John Elkington’s 3Ps suggests sustainability as a goal.  1997: his book ‘Cannibals with Forks‘ asks firms to measure/ report financial performance, social wealth creation & environmental aspects.  What next for stakeholders?  Quadruple bottom line, which includes…

May 27, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Destiny Many want to shape their own destiny, and earn their daily bread, by running their own business. Governments should set a simple framework (basic rule of law, taxation, property rights) & get out of the way.  The power of trade, markets, competition, choice & innovation will unleash entrepreneurs.  State interventions & onerous rules suppress…

March 8, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Nostalgia Shine a light: Britain is the 2nd richest country in Europe, per Gross Domestic Product based on purchasing power parity.   Unemployment is at its lowest level since 1975.  Britain is still the 8th biggest manufacturer in the world.  Reasons to be cheerful, then & now Guessed the Word?           Series 39…

December 13, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Merry Business is the engine that powers progress. Be merry!  Trade, technology and liberty have led to better health & homes, longer lives and less war. And things will be even better in the future Guessed the Word?         Series 14 (2/4)            [photo: geralt]