Archive for the ‘Leadership’ Category

In-continent

03Jul16

We shouldn’t be surprised that Britain voted “no” to staying in the E.U. We’ve never been fully committed to the idea of being European. We kept the pound as our currency instead of joining the Euro and haven’t fully adopted the metric system. Beer is still sold in pints and we use miles on our […]


Leicester City have changed the world. Now ANY club can win the Premiership. It’s the Roger Bannister effect. For years, experts said that the human body was simply not capable of running a mile in under four minutes, it was impossible. In the 1940’s, the mile record was pushed to four minutes and one second, where […]


What do you do when you get booked to play a gig but find yourself without a band? In July 2007 “The Graham Mack Blues Band” were booked to play Mr Kyps in Poole, Dorset. I was based on Teesside at the time and I had a problem. The rest of my (Teesside based) band […]


God Only Knows

22Nov15

In the darkness surrounding what happened in Paris, there was a tiny glimmer of light. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, said the terror attacks in Paris caused him to “doubt” the presence of God. He said he reacted with “profound sadness” at the events and was left asking where God was in the French […]


Why do radio stations book the cleaners to come in DURING the Breakfast Show? It’s peak time for listening and the time when the most is going on in there. It’s where the most expensive advertising is sold and is the most important daypart. You can’t win in the ratings during the rest of the […]