The case for theatricality in business (1)

The case for theatricality in business (1)

Bloomberg Business Week recently criticized Barack Obama for lacking theatricality and failing to perform as the “Hollywood President” the electorate expects him to be. Whether you agree with this criticism or not, one thing is for sure, when you are in the lime light, you have to step up and perform one way or another. […]

A hard decision to make

A hard decision to make

Many years ago, a friend of mine left her husband-to-be at the alter. She had the decency not to leave him there waiting, but made her decision only a few days before. At the time I was struck by the bravery that decision required, but also how very important it was that she knew that […]

5 ways a business plan is storytelling

5 ways a business plan is storytelling

It’s October, the end of a long Mediterranean summer, the good people of Barcelona have been back at work for long enough for their holidays to be a distant memory punctuated by lightly-clad Facebook selfies and mid-day beers. Somewhere in the shadowy, interlocking streets a red-haired girl on a yellow scooter crosses parts of the […]