Michael Nicholas – The Little Black Book of Decision Making
Books

There is no doubt that the quality of our decisions impacts practically every aspect of our lives. Professionally, it is arguably the factor that makes the greatest difference to the level of success that we will achieve, because it determines how well every other talent or capability we have can be applied. Our proficiency in…

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Alan Weiss, PhD – Taking Life by Storm
Books

By Alan Weiss, co-author of Lifestorming: Creating Meaning and Achievement in Your Career and Life. One of the greatest expenses for organizations is, of course, people. And one of the greatest people expenses is absenteeism. And, in my 30 years of consulting, I’ve found that one of the greatest causes of absenteeism is stress. And…

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Dubai Design Week

Held under the patronage of HH Sheikha Latifa Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Chair of the Board of Directors, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, Dubai Design Week is the largest creative festival in the Middle East, reflecting Dubai’s position as the regional capital of design. The six-day programme is made up of +200…

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Cathy Newman, ‘Bloody Brilliant Women’

What made you get into broadcast journalism? I’d been a newspaper journalist for about a decade and I’d started doing bits of telly on the side, commentating on politics mainly. The more I did the more fun I had, and when Channel 4 News came knocking it occurred to me I could combine what I…

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Jesse Norman MP – Edmund Burke
Books

There are typically two poles of conservative thought regarding civilisation, best characterised as deteminist (Spengler) and non-determinist (A J Toynbee), where do you reckon Burke sits on that spectrum? Historically there has been a tension here. On the one hand you have people who regard civilisation in the manner of Katherine Hepburn in The African…

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Lord Soley – The Story of a Statue
Culture

A little over a year ago Sir Peter Bazalgette, Chair of the Arts Council, made an important plea for fair funding of diversity in the arts. I believe he is right and my experience as Chair of the Mary Seacole Memorial Statue Appeal tends to confirm it. Until we unveiled the statue of Mary Seacole…

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Robert Lacey – Model Woman
Books

Between 1947 and 2007 Eileen Ford created the largest and longest lasting model agency the world has ever seen, famed for its blonde and slinky beauties whose thighs would stretch for miles. If you booked a Ford model, you got Ferrari and Porsche glamour—with Rolls-Royce prestige and prices: Jerry Hall, Lauren Hutton, Christie Brinkley, Christie…

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Lord Hylton – Turkish Invasion of Syria, The Background

To understand this, it helps to know the origins of the Kurdish people and some recent history in Turkey, Syria and nearby. The Kurds are an ancient national and cultural group, not Arab and not Turkish.  They claim descent from the Medes, who were well-known to the classical Greeks and Israelites as allies of the…

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Baroness Perry of Southwark – Free Speech

Free Speech? In 1791, the Congress of the United States ratified ten amendments to the US constitution. These amendments, known as the Bill of Rights, stand today as a clear definition of the foundations of a free society. In the long history of the slow development of human rights, from Magna Carta in 1215, through…

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Baroness Ros Altmann, Were Not Yet Past It

Our population is getting older. In the next 10 years the number of people aged between 50 and State Pension age will rise by 3.2 million, while the numbers aged 16 to 49 will fall – and amazingly, one in three babies born today is expected to live to 100.

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About I-MAGAZINE – politics, business, culture.

IMAGAZINE is a business and politics laced magazine with lifestyle and culture content. The editorial relies strongly on in depth interviews with the leaders of the business and political scenes. From David Milliband to Baroness Perry, I-MAGAZINE reveals their personal view and the journeys that have taken them to where they are, often revealing a…

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Typographic Poster Exhibition Copenhagen

Typography is the art and technique of arranging type to make written language legible, readable, and appealing when displayed. The arrangement of type involves selecting typefaces, point sizes, line lengths, line-spacing (leading), and letter-spacing (tracking), and adjusting the space between pairs of letters (kerning[1]).

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‘World Crisis Two’, by Lord Watson of Richmond CBE

By Lord Watson of Richmond, Winston Churchill wrote his history of the First World War between 1923 and 1931. After the first volume appeared in 1923 Nancy Astor commented caustically that Winston had written a great volume about himself and characterised it as the history of the World’s worst crisis. She was, of course, unfair.

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London’s Finest Room, by Jeremy Paxman

By Jeremy Paxman, author of ‘Empire’. London can claim a fairly impressive range of buildings and institutions, but for me one tower’s over all the rest – The London Library in St James’s Square. Years ago, I used to go to the old circular reading room of the British Library, imagining that if I stayed…

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Sir Li Ka-Shing

What is behind the rise of populism in Hong Kong in recent years? What do you think the solution is? The widening wealth gap is a growing global social problem and it is a very thorny issue for governments everywhere. If government set policies through the emotive lens of populist sentiments, it might make you…

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41 by President, George W. Bush

In late May 2014, I received a phone call from Jean Becker, my father’s longtime chief of staff. She got straight to the point. “Your dad wants to make a parachute jump on his ninetieth birthday. What do you think?” About eighteen months earlier, Jean had called to review the funeral arrangements for my father.…

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Investing in Private Companies

Have you ever overheard friends or colleagues talking about the great companies they’ve invested in? Or maybe you’ve listened to them bragging about what an amazing return on investment they’ve achieved or how cool the businesses are: a trendy boutique bistro pub, a new micro-brewery, a designer watch company supplying celebrities and famous footballers, the…

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Post Stylesheet

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