Tag: trust

October 2, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Nemesis Instant nemesis due to Covid-19: Handshakes. Trust in the competence of elites.  Belief in the self-correcting nature of markets.  Faith in our readiness to deal with the unexpected.  We should have been more sceptical.  Like viruses, some practices, beliefs & narratives will simply die out.  Others will mutate or become dormant, & may prevail…

June 24, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Indispensable Soap opera.  Greatest life-saver & now Covid-19 indispensible item.  Dish the dirt – why do billions comply with instructions to wash their hands with soap?  Because we believe science, public authorities & the media.  Unexplained orders from distrusted bosses don’t wash.  What’s the story?  Simple soap & glory Guessed the Word?       …

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 27, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Need Coronavirus: when we need people to comply, 2 ways work:  Monitor them & punish those who break the rules.  Or give them the facts, earn their trust, & they will do the right thing.  Billions of people wash their hands – not because they’re being watched, but because they know it stops the spread…

July 3, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Nanny The great British nanny is a trusted blue-chip export.  The best 3-year training ensures competent care for baby to age 7 – swimming, games, drama, well-being, sign language, bereavement, hairstyling, safeguarding, cybersecurity, self-defence, skidpan driving. Packed nanny bag for emergencies.  The template for a perfect Mary Poppins since 1892.  Requests to open colleges abroad are…

November 7, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  Influencer We’ve always had influencers.Celebrities promoting brands & products.  Royal Warrants. What’s changed is who we trust – from those with power to those who resonate with us.  “People like me” are the most trusted sources of information.But regulators should force influencers pushing goods/ services to declare any commercial relationship Guessed the Word?   …

January 2, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Trust Big Tech is losing our trust.  Fake news, minimal tax payments, ads alongside extremist content, poor attitude to harassment, unfair terms, & unsuitability for kids.  Public sentiment is turning against the tech giants Guessed the Word?       Series 17 (4/7)       [pic: ElisaRiva]