Tag Archives: BP

What happens when the leader isn’t leading?

Have you ever been notionally in charge, but the people seem to have a will of their own? I was recently at a gig with thousands of others all enthusiastically singing along. Trouble is the band’s vocals were hard to pick … Continue reading

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How do I get to the top?

First question is: what does it feel like to be in charge of BP in 2010? Or in charge of England’s team after defeat in the World Cup? Am I asking myself the right questions? Is “the top” really what … Continue reading

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Is BP too big to fail?

Like it or not we are all invested in BP. Anyone with a pension, for example is likely to have an indirect investment in BP shares. Many thousands of Brits and Americans work there. Our governments have to look right … Continue reading

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