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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Here's What ACTUALLY Changes - UK General Election

Here's What ACTUALLY Changes - UK General Election “Never use words that are too big for your subject,” wrote C.S. Lewis. For example, he said, if we use the word “infinitely” when we mean “very”, what word will we then use to portray something truly infinite? Yesterday’s general election outcome in the UK may not be as game-changing as some pundits would have us believe. More often than not, words like “catastrophic” (applied today to the Conservatives) and “game-changing” (used of Labour) prove to be hyperbolic when seen through the longer lens of political and social history. For all that, though, there are some important shifts which will emerge as a direct consequence of the result. Voter Fatigue will Become an Election Issue Before this election, I predicted that voter fatigue would be a factor in the outcome. The voting public ha... click here to read the full editorial
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Brexit Demands Leadership, Not Just Management

Brexit Demands Leadership, Not Just Management “I cannot give you a formula for success,” said Herbert Bayard Swope, “but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: try to please everybody.”  Rarely in its recent history has the UK needed leadership that’s aware of that maxim as much as it does right now. In the lead-up to Brexit negotiations and the inevitable emotional, economic and political highs and lows they will produce, this country needs bold leadership. I mean leadership as distinct from political management. Of course, leadership and management are both valuable assets in times of potentially seismic change. However, only leadership will facilitate a proactive, inclusive, reassuring and empowering move toward the future. As I wrote ... click here to read the full editorial
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››  Here's What ACTUALLY Changes - UK General Election

Posted on: Friday 9 June 2017

››  Election Overload - Politics v Statesmanship

Posted on: Tuesday 18 April 2017

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Posted on: Wednesday 22 March 2017

››  Fake News - We've Seen Nothing Yet!

Posted on: Monday 6 March 2017

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››  Brexit Demands Leadership, Not Just Management

Posted on: Thursday 19 January 2017

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