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How important is and will cancer be for the economy and for you?

The following are quotations from different articles produced by Cancer Research UK, The Guardian and MacMillan Cancer Support: "Anyone can develop cancer, however, the risk of getting it increases with age. Most cases occur in middle-aged adults or older. About 77% of all cancers are diagnosed in people 55-years or older." "Cancer is one of … Continue reading How important is and will cancer be for the economy and for you?

Women’s time?

The anniversary of women rights to vote has furthered the discussion about inequality in women’s salaries, inequality of roles, the right of women to choose, the so-common non-satisfactory behaviour towards women in general. What should be expected in the next years? As it is possible to see when reviewing the Suffragettes movement (1918), this was … Continue reading Women’s time?

Leading businesses in a turbulent new reality… and towards a more meaningful “bottom-line”?

"A huge amount has been written about leadership but at essence leaders lead change -no matter where they reside in the organisation's hierarchy or whether they are outside a formal structure altogether."... (Einzig, Hetty, 2017. p. 3) This is one of the introductory statements that Einzig uses to start her book “The future of coaching”. … Continue reading Leading businesses in a turbulent new reality… and towards a more meaningful “bottom-line”?

​The discussion about how to enhance corporate governance continues.

The BBC Radio 4's Today programme this morning discussed, again, the importance of having women and minorities in the board of directors for businesses.  They also considered why a chair of a board of directors should be independent from the executive.  It appears obvious in all cases that we want to see capable people as … Continue reading ​The discussion about how to enhance corporate governance continues.

A journey through Cancer. Victoria Derbyshire (BBC)

Yesterday evening I attended The Other Palace theatre for a very interesting presentation made by Ms Victoria Derbyshire about her journey through cancer. The presentation was funny, engaging, respectful, and very human. She talked about her diary, which she keeps since she was a young girl, and how this diary became a crucial ally in her … Continue reading A journey through Cancer. Victoria Derbyshire (BBC)