Theology and Marketing

I returned last Thursday from a trip to Las Vegas (with my friend Bill Westwood) for a Round Table conversation on the nature of marketing, organised by my old friend Flint McGlaughlin. To the casual observer not much happened: a handful of leading marketing academics met with a small group of eccentric theologians, and a Harvard English literature Prof., for 2 hours conversation over fine cuisine. But I suspect I will … Continue Reading →

On Failure, Questioning, Scholarship and Leadership

I learnt much at college. I should have done, it was one of the best in the world. A particularly valuable lesson came midway through my second year. I had mid-year exams ahead. I had not done the necessary work and was expecting to do badly, which for me would have been an epic fail. The stress produced excruciating pain in my lower back. I regularly had to lie down … Continue Reading →