Stories are addictive – use them carefully

READ THE GRAPHIC VERSION Ben Shenoy explains the use, and misuse, of the story drug Both the immediate threat of the coronavirus pandemic and the slower-burning climate crisis reinforce the feeling that we live in confusing, disorienting and frightening times. In their recently published book Radical Uncertainty: Decision-Making for an Unknowable Future, British economists John … Read more

‘Strong leadership’ fails faster and further

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION The answer to intractable problems like coronavirus comes from dialogue and discussion, not blind dynamism. Ploughing a determined, certain leadership path based on the ‘the science’ is absurd. There are several competing schools of science, and always have been. Scientific thought is a loose collection of theory, argument, experiment and … Read more