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When all you can do is play the ball that is bowled to you

To many of us, especially those of us who lived through those days, the TV series Mad Men has been essential viewing. We have come to know the character Don Draper, played by John Hamm, like a friend. And now, … Continue reading

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It may be right. It may be good. But is it interesting?

David Ogilvy said this about advertising: ‘You can’t bore people into buying your product, you can only interest them into buying it.’ Here is the same mantra with the key word underlined by me: ‘You can’t bore people into buying … Continue reading

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A master class in the art of chairing a meeting

  Lord Kingsdown died last month. He was best known as Chairman of the NatWest and then Governor of the Bank of England. I knew him as Robin Leigh-Pemberton and through playing cricket on the private ground at his estate … Continue reading

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