Is Partnering a Risk or an Opportunity?

Sometimes collaboration in various forms can open up new opportunities. I know.  But… You know you can make plenty of mistakes all by yourself, but to get into a real mess you need help.  Partnering allows your business to suffer from mistakes over which you...

Coming Soon: the Lessons of the Great War.

This year, like it or not, we can all expect to be hearing and reading a lot about the First World War which, we are frequently being reminded, began 100 years ago this August. Now I love history and will probably find a lot of this very interesting, but I know that...

Is Skiing really all that dangerous?

In recent weeks there has been a lot of publicity to the skiing accidents which have injured Michael Schumacher and Angela Merkel. They both desrve our sympathy and best wishes. Without knowing all the details, I think it is unlikely that either of these two people...