If only people knew what was really going on, they’d quickly change their minds and behaviour. If I could just sit down face to face and talk with them, then they would see that I was for them, they’d understand the decisions I’d made and the actions I’d taken. They might not like it but… Continue reading The limits of persuasion – when explaining doesn’t help
You don’t have to apologise because I disagree with you
US pastor and writer Kevin DeYoung has been at it again, offending people on twitter. This time with this tweet. A lot of people have been quick to react, seeing something deeply heretical and offensive in the tweet. How, they ask, can Kevin say that we are fundamentally sinners when Genesis 1 says that we… Continue reading You don’t have to apologise because I disagree with you
What are you saying?
One of the things we need to be aware of as leaders is how people hear us which may not be as we intended to communicate. There are two things to consider here. It’s more than content In terms of content and tone, what this means is that I simply want to convey a specific… Continue reading What are you saying?
Knowledge is power, France is Bacon
This little article had Sarah and me in stitches. Of course we were laughing with the poor guy, not at him because we’ve all been there at some point in our life, completely mishearing something leading to confusion. I remember my mum’s perplexed concern when I arrived home from school fresh from our first ever… Continue reading Knowledge is power, France is Bacon
When did lockdown really start (or “Is Matt Hancock re-writing history?”)
When did the lockdown really start? Does it really matter? Well, potentially yes. You see there’s been some heated discussion in the last week or two about whether or not the Government delayed entering lockdown and whether or not this cost lives? There seem to be two potential answers to this. The common answer is… Continue reading When did lockdown really start (or “Is Matt Hancock re-writing history?”)
Coronavirus and the battle of three fridges
Here is the latest Government ad campaign in the battle of Coronavirus. You get the message don’t you. We are meant to keep our distance when out and about. We should be around about two metres apart from each other, that’s obviously not meant to be a precise measurement. It’s a rough distance. There are… Continue reading Coronavirus and the battle of three fridges