Politics of Leadership
“(Political) leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.”
John F. Kennedy
The ACCC is trying to stop TPG and Vodafone from merging – if they succeed, they are bound to fail on appeal. Clver strategy or over reach?
KISS – Keep It Simple, Stupid – was widely used as a slogan in the computer industry throughout the eighties and nineties. “The Office” made it a meme – but it is an adage worth resurrecting as a guiding principle.
As much as we like to talk about the failures – or absence – of political leadership in Australia over the last decade, there is an equal dearth of responsible and accountable leadership everywhere – including in our favourite sport – Cricket.
“If only you could see that a true man knows how to stand by, and with, his emotions, rather than voiding all responsibility for them.”
Short term thinking has taken hold of our society at all levels – our political leaders rarely see beyond the next poll or the next election, and in many ways they are responding to a populace that is equally sucked into the demands of the moment – resulting in ‘the longevity vacuum’ – putting us all at the mercy of an unplanned future.