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Food & Culture in Milton Keynes

As I went on a Sunday walk yesterday, taking in the aroma of cooking as I passed by different houses, I found myself pondering. What were they cooking? Was it food that represents their culture or a meal that represented food that they had discovered along the way – here in Milton Keynes or further …

The Future of Work

A presentation I gave on the Future of Work at an event for HR Directors in March 2015. Presentation at Strategic HR Network Annual Congress on The Future of Work. The Future of Work is Social, Collaborative and Connected. Examining how employee behaviours at work are being shaped by wider consumer technology trends and social …

Bringing Back Our Girls

  A few weeks back I was speaking at a conference in Denmark. I asked the audience whether anyone had heard about the girls that were kidnapped in Northern Nigeria. Only one person put up his hand. If I went back there today and asked the same question I believe every single person in the …

The Eyes of a Child

I know it’s probably not the end, but I’m glad that there has been a ceasefire called in Gaza.. Even though I have studied it from the perspectives of history, academia and the Bible, I’ve I never fully understood the issue of  The West Bank. I hear people speak of Israel’s right to defend itself; …

We are Punished for Our Virtues

  I have a fascination for tattoos and what they mean to the bearers. I mean what leads people to get images or words engraved on their bodies when everyone says that the process is rather painful. I did once think that if I was to get married, instead of a wedding ring, I would …