Mal Fletcher

2020Plus is a London-based think tank on social change and leadership innovation, helping business, communities and individuals to deal proactively with future change. Chairman: Mal Fletcher, social futurist & commentator, keynote speaker & broadcaster.

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Children Need Attention Not Addiction

Children Need Attention Not Addiction Children need attention, not addiction. According to news reports, UK prescriptions for "smart drugs" such as the stimulant Ritalin have doubled in a decade. Some parents apparently use them to "medicate" children's behaviour. According to the head of Ofsted, the organisation charged with inspecting schools, the fact that such drugs are applied by a growing number of parents feels like “a very big warning signal”. Ritalin is methylphenidate and is often prescribed for children diagnosed with ADHD - attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. As its name suggests, this disorder often seems to leave children unable to control their behaviour. Its major symptoms include inattentiveness and impulsiveness. Children with ADHD - most are diagnosed between the ages of six and 12 years - find it difficult to con... click here to read the full editorial
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Entrepreneurs Wanted NOW

Entrepreneurs Wanted NOW “Being an entrepreneur isn’t about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” So said Scott Belsky, co-founder of Behance, a leading online platform for showcasing creative work.    It is this ability to turn ideas into practical innovation that makes entrepreneurs so valuable. From a European perspective, the unique skillsets and sensibilities of entrepreneurs will become increasingly important over the next decade. This region faces enormous possibilities, but also some seemingly intractable problems - ranging from challenges relating to migration, to problems with the Euro. In Britain alone, faced as it is with adjusting to a post-Brexit reality, entrepreneurialism will play a vital role in reshaping the landscapes of business, finance, politics, education, media and even social services. Opportunities for innovation will increase manifold with the rapid adaptation of already emergin... click here to read the full editorial
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››  Children Need Attention Not Addiction

Posted on: Tuesday 26 June 2018

››  Why Has The World Become So Strange?

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››  Entrepreneurs Wanted NOW

Posted on: Thursday 2 November 2017

››  Brexit Demands Leadership, Not Just Management

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