After Brexit and Trump, finally some good news. Emmanuel Macron triumphed over Marine Le Pen’s far-right populism with an agenda to shake up France and engage with Europe and the world. Read Philippe Legrain’s article to find out what’s next?

Has Populism Peaked? by Philippe Legrain – Project Syndicate    LONDON – After last year, when the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union and the United States elected Donald Trump as president, xenophobic nationalism was beginning to seem irresistible. Yet France has now become the biggest power to buck the trend, electing as its president the socially liberal, …

We are delighted to announce that our World Leading Expert in Forensic Cyberpsychology Professor Mary Aiken has been inducted into Infosecurity Europe’s Hall of Fame

News for release, London, 24 April 2017: Infosecurity Europe, Europe’s no.1 information security event, is delighted to announce Professor Mary Aiken will be inducted into the event’s Hall of Fame for 2017. The history of computing and information security has attracted many brilliant minds that have dedicated their lives to its advancement. Established in 2008, the Infosecurity Europe Hall of …

French economist Thomas Piketty, wrote Capital in the Twenty-First Century, in March 2014. It quickly became an unlikely bestseller, and it prompted a broad and energetic debate on the book’s subject: the outlook for global inequality. Where are we now? Read Diane Coyle’s reviews below and find out…

Contradictions of Capital Taking on Thomas Piketty By Diane Coyle APRIL 23, 2017 The Chronicle Review For all the influence economics is supposed to have on policy and the character of our societies, not many economics professors make any impression on public consciousness. Fewer still attain Thomas Piketty’s rock-star status (well, minor rock star, at any rate) upon the publication …

The British PM’s announcement last Wednesday shocked -What is her motive behind it? Philippe Legrain explains: The risks of Theresa May’s snap election strategy

She may gain a larger majority in Parliament, but the UK Prime Minister’s move to call a snap election is not without potential pitfalls By Philippe Legrain for Project Syndicate: April 19, 2017  A big election year for Europe just got bigger. With France’s upcoming presidential election becoming a nail-biter, and Germans preparing to vote in September, British Prime Minister Theresa …

Brexit succeeded on the basis of a pledge of spending £350 million a week on the NHS – if not honoured – what’s next? Dag Detter has a solution …

The solution to the NHS funding crisis? Its property The only way for the National Health Service to avoid years of deficits is for it to outsource its buildings to professional management companies Dag Detter – The Guardian – Thursday 9 March 2017 11.30 GMT The NHS was offered little relief in Wednesday’s budget. The proposed spending increase of £250m in …

Mary Aiken Technology Speaker

New Speaker – Dr. Mary Aiken CyberPsychologist and author of “The Cyber Effect”

Dr Mary Aiken is the world’s leading expert in Forensic Cyberpsychology which is a discipline that combines psychology, criminology, and technology to investigate the intersection where technology and human behaviour meet. She has a Masters of Science in Cyberpsychology and a PhD in Forensic Cyberpsychology, her research interests include cyber security, cyber-reporting of crime, cyberstalking, virtual behavioral profiling, virtual research methodology, …

Participatory Democracy

Democracy seems to be the word for 2017 – Participatory Democracy is vital if we are to combat the challenges that we are facing as a planet on an individual basis. MiVote is an information platform that presents you with a variety of perspectives on all major issues up for debate in the Australian Parliament and many others that affect …

By this time of the year most new year resolutions have waned somewhat – our leadership expert John Mattone explains how we can make them stick!

How a Core Purpose Statement (CPS) Can Make You Better FEBRUARY 2, 2017 BY JOHN MATTONE If you don’t have your own Core Purpose Statement (CPS), you’re missing out. Thinking of yourself as a “brand” like a company brand may seem unorthodox, but it makes a lot of sense. One of the things I encourage from the executives and companies …