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Do Turkeys Vote for Xmas? - Do Turkeys Vote for Xmas? ／2017-12-31／Nick Sallnow-Smith I thought that over the holiday season I would write on a topical subject. Of course the classic phrasing of my title would be “turkeys don’t vote for Xmas”. The implication is that even as stupid a bird as a turkey (I don’tContinue reading>
Please sir, I want some more - Please sir, I want some more ／2017-11-31／Nick Sallnow-Smith My title this month, probably the best known piece of dialogue in all of Charles Dickens’ novels, is the brave question from orphan Oliver Twist to the tyrannical master of the poorhouse. I was reminded of it this month at a presentationContinue reading>
Nudge, Nudge - Nudge, Nudge ／2017-10-31／Nick Sallnow-Smith I am not a fan of “awards”, where a committee selects what they think is the best movie, novel, song etc. Typically, the choice tells me more about the prejudices and tastes of the members of the awarding committee than it does about the award winner’sContinue reading>
Best Practice is Worst Practice - Best Practice is Worst Practice ／2017-09-27／Nick Sallnow-Smith One common addition to business jargon over recent decades has been the term ‘best practice’. It has also become one of those ‘apple pie’ nostrums to which only the insane would object. Well, let me have a go at some insane objections to it.Continue reading>
Video – Andrew Shuen’s speech at The Liberty Summit in Europe, hosted by Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe - Please click here to watch the video Facebook Comments
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