Posts Tagged with Nationalism

Now I’m Here

The rock group Queen have long been considered one of the greatest of all time, with their unusually complex, dramatic and memorable ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ almost never outside the top three when it comes to lists of the best … Continue reading

Brexile

A colleague of mine once beautifully articulated the distance that can exist between a decision and a consequence by saying, “I am the best judge of my intentions and you are the best judge of my impact.” He … Continue reading

A Moment of Stillness

At work I sometimes use an exercise called ‘Marble Run’. It asks a group of about eight people to transfer a marble from a start line some fifty metres or so to a cup by letting it roll along eight short sections of … Continue reading

Stakes and Ladders

Described in his book ‘Overcoming Organisational Defences’, Chris Argyris’ model, the Ladder of Inference, attempts to articulate how people move from a fact to a decision or action. As humans cannot possibly process all the data … Continue reading

One-sided Stories

It’s easy to understand nationalism from an objective standpoint. It feels good to belong to something, there is safety in numbers and you get all the benefits of a mutual appreciation society. However, subjectively I cannot get my … Continue reading