Posts Tagged ‘Napoleon’

This week, Britain’s Prime Minister, David Cameron announced plans to fast-track new powers to tackle radicalisation and set out his intention to include a new counter-extremism bill in his Queen’s Speech later this month. It’s all because the fear of religious extremists has reached a new high. But it’s an irrational fear. According to statistics […]


“You cost money, we MAKE money”. That’s what a radio sales person told me once at a radio station I presented the Breakfast Show on. That belief sums up what I was talking about in a blog a couple of days ago. Commercial radio is run by sales and marketing people. They’re the ones who […]


“So this is Christmas, And what have you done, Another year over, And a new one just begun”. That’s the first verse of my favorite Christmas song, “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. I love that first verse because it asks us to do two things that are really important, define reality and give […]


Hope and Glory Napoleon Bonaparte once said “The leader’s role is to define reality, then give hope”. Isn’t that what we all need on a regular basis, someone to give it to us straight and then inspire us? Without a clear view of reality we can become deluded and make bad decisions or even worse, […]