by Gerry Allan | Mar 15, 2023 | Leadership, Managing
Has the sun set permanently on great leaders? No? Well, where are they – today I see none. I see only powerful groups and many rulers and ruler-wannabes. Exercise of power and leadership are different. We have lots of the former, but a serious vacuum in the latter. Why should this be? Is it ever likely to be corrected – somehow?
by Gerry Allan | Dec 7, 2022 | Future, Leadership
The increasingly powerful Klaus Schwab, his WEF, and his fast-growing army of supporters and implementers seem to have focused on an approach to a one- world-order that is working. Government-issued digital ID’s plus government-created digital money. And rapidly becoming non-optional. Global leaders are quite open about their objectives. Is this 1984’s obey-or-else time? Or just maybe – something good?
by Gerry Allan | Nov 23, 2022 | Future, Managing
We don’t learn from history, but we should, according to various wise folks. But is this really true? My head learns from the study of history, but my heart and will learn from direct personal experience. Also known as the hard way. The leaders who are making history today probably act primarily on the basis of personal experience and consequent hard-way learning. Why
by Gerry Allan | Aug 10, 2022 | Future, Leadership
You have of course heard the saying that “Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it”. But history, it turns out, doesn’t repeat or even rhyme. What you learn from the past is applicable mostly to the past, should it ever return. Meanwhile, we desperately need leaders who look forward, not back, to learn. History-makers.
by Gerry Allan | Dec 28, 2021 | Future, Managing
One of the realities of a large complex world is that actions, even the most well-intentioned ones, can have huge unintended and unforeseen consequences. The world works the way it wants, not the way we might hope or plan. The Great Reset may have many noble aims but it is beginning to appear that the world has other ideas. What does this mean for us folks who don’t run the world?