The five– make that the twelve things you need to build an effective organisation for change:
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It is a profoundly erroneous truism, repeated by all copy-books and by eminent people when they are making speeches, that we should cultivate the habit… Read More »Alfred North Whitehead on abstraction and civilisation
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I had no idea that absolutely everything would be this complicated and take this long.