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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Princess Diana's Death - The Social Impact

Princess Diana's Death - The Social Impact Twenty years ago today, Britain and the world lost one of the seminal figures - at least in terms of public affection - of the millennial era. What impact has this most unexpected death had on the British mindset and social fabric? Since the passing of Princess Diana we've become both less trusting of major public institutions, including the monarchy, and, on a perhaps more positive note, less inclined to mistake familiarity  with intimacy.   In some quarters, the reaction to the princess's death was akin to the way we might react to the sudden passing of a family member or a very close friend.  People spoke in very personal terms about the princess, though we really only knew her through the lens of her media image and, in some cases, the manipulation of that image.   Only a very small coterie knew her wel... 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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