Walking the talk

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Walking the talk

So many organisations have bold strategies that fail to translate into simple actions at the coal face. A visit to the Martin Luther King Centre in Atlanta showed that this is not always the case. I saw a brilliant example of how the King Centre lives by the values that Martin Luther King died for.

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It's time for change

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It's time for change

Sustainable change cannot happen overnight. With a few exceptions, I’m taking the rest of 2018 off to reflect, contemplate and plan my future. I know where I think I’m heading, but expect to be surprised when I create space for new ideas

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Power to Change

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Power to Change

I know I’m far from alone in wanting to change the world. Many are dissatisfied with the way things are and want to make things better.

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Challenging perceptions

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Challenging perceptions

I’ve just completed a three day intellectual marathon, attending the Norwich Literary Festival. Belinda and I also attended some of the concerts, in St Andrew’s Hall and the Cathedral, but the literary events, in Chapelfield Gardens and a week earlier, at City Hall, I attended on my own.

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Clockwork Entrepreneur

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Clockwork Entrepreneur

It was sad to hear on this morning that inventor Trevor Baylis has died at the age of 80. I was commissioned to interview him in 2010 and spent a very enjoyable morning talking with him at his home on Eeel Pie Island on the Thames.

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Norwich Mustard

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Norwich Mustard

I've long been a fan of community owned cooperatives. It's a fair, open and enterprising way that people who feel strongly about something can stop sounding off and do something positive. The story of Colman's mustard leaving Norwich is just such an opportunity.

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