The accumulation of wealth is often pursued under the guise of attaining financial security but lying in wait are the predatory forces of consumerism and social media; trapped on a dopamine-fuelled stairway to nowhere, it’s easy to forget what really matters … More What’s it all for?
What the grandfathers of Stoicism and the 80/20 principle can teach us about effective communication and business pitches … More Zeno, Pareto and perfect presentations
When is a work of art finished? Being incomplete is perhaps an inherent and necessary quality of art – the ‘unfinishedness’ is the space gifted to the observer, facilitating a special form of communication between artist and audience … More Missing notes and unfinished sentences
What is the meaning of life? Perhaps just to ponder that very question. The fact we are able to thus ponder is the result of a seemingly impossible sequence of extraordinary coincidences … More On the meaning of life
Nationalism is a distraction when our most significant challenges are not confined by geopolitical lines – how the final months of 2019 can set the tone for a pivotal decade … More The arc of history and the 2020s