Monthly Archives: December 2016

Merry Christmas to all my readers

2016? Strange days indeed. I’m taking the rest of the year off so happy holidays to everyone and see you in 2017.

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2017 Trends & Ideas

Continuance of volatility, confusion, ambiguity and uncertainty We’ve moved from a G-7 world order dominated by the US to a G-Zero world with no clear super-power. The resultant vacuum is being fought over by just about everyone, including an assortment … Continue reading

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Southern Rail Overcrowding

BTW, have I ever told you that I have to endure Southern Rail most days. This was East Croydon this morning.* * Not 100% true.

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2017 Trends

I’ve been thinking a little more about my list of trends for 2017 and beyond and here’s a little update including a prediction or two. Continuance of volatility, confusion, ambiguity and uncertainty Growth of dystopian sci-fi to counter (or at … Continue reading

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Trends for 2017

I’m taking to the BBC tomorrow about trends for 2017 and here are my top of my head thoughts. I may develop these on this blog, add to them, remove a few…although they all feature strongly on my new mega-trends … Continue reading

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Quote(s) of the Week

“Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?” – T.S. Eliot. (and that was before Facebook and Twitter).

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Me on Instagram? Surely not!

.. Talk for the Dubai government at Judge Business School at Cambridge University recently. https://www.instagram.com/mbrinnovation/?hl=en

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Paper Vs. Screens

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Focus on the self

Here’s a little gem from Time magazine (20 May 2013). In the 1950s families displayed a wedding photo, a school photo and maybe a military photo in their homes. The average middle class American family now walks amid 85 pictures … Continue reading

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