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Being a slave to the future

Being a slave to the future

An inquiry into the logic of working in the present in order to save for future gain What prompted this discourse was as follows: I was offered some employment during the Christmas holidays; yet my finances are healthy enough that I do not actually need the money currently and so it has no bearing on…

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Interview with Tom Ilube, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

Interview with Tom Ilube, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

Ranked first on the Powerlist (an annual listing celebrating the UK’s most powerful people with African or Afro-Caribbean heritage) in 2017, our next interview features Tom Ilube! He is a British entrepreneur and philanthropist whose career has been nothing short of exciting. From humble beginnings in PwC and Goldman Sachs (!), he decided to venture into the world…

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What will Global Leadership look like in the “Post-American” world?

What will Global Leadership look like in the “Post-American” world?

Leadership is not an uncommon occurrence in the span of social relationships which constitute human life. Think of the patriarch or matriarch of a family; the village elder in preindustrial societies; the President of the United States. Clearly, leadership occurs also in relationships between nation-states, sometimes involving the use of force, as with Russia’s intervention…

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The Nigerian Leadership Puzzle

The Nigerian Leadership Puzzle

Some of you might find this hard to believe, but Africa is the world’s richest continent in terms of natural resources, with about 50% of the world’s gold and 3.1% of the world’s oil reserves. Furthermore, some parts are also highly fertile; in Nigeria, a seed will sprout anywhere it’s dropped, irrespective of if care…

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Trump’s Flip Flop: The View from Afghanistan

Trump’s Flip Flop: The View from Afghanistan

Afghanistan is now Trump’s War. The American War on Afghanistan, historically classified a “good war”, as a means of “humanitarian intervention” is now touted a “forgotten war”. The sudden shift from Afghanistan to the launch of Operation Desert Fox in Iraq is seen as a zigzag in American foreign policy. Whatever happened to the United…

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Brilliant Bezos – From Garage to Global Empire

Brilliant Bezos – From Garage to Global Empire

By Joseph Cramp Pretty much anyone you’ll meet these days knows about Amazon, the magical online enterprise where one can find almost anything under the sun, and often have it delivered one the same day. Less though, know a lot about Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s CEO. However, anyone interested in leadership should study Bezos closely to…

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