Category Archives: A Christmas wish

In which I revisit my Christmas wishes …

I suppose its my thorough indoctrination in public sector performance management that makes me want to measure progress against objectives. It seems a little like overkill to do this with Christmas wishes but I like to think I am a … Continue reading

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In which I offer my #1 Christmas Wish …

My previous four Christmas Wishes are (in reverse order) – … public servants get the recognition they deserve for helping to keep society glued together … … truthfulness becomes a defining characteristic of our national life … … emotional intelligence becomes … Continue reading

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In which I offer my fourth Christmas wish …

In the run up to the Big Day I thought I’d present my top five Christmas wishes. In reverse order here’s number 2. Wish #2: I wish to be wrong about the prospects for the economy. These days being always … Continue reading

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In which I offer my third Christmas wish …

In the run up to the Big Day I thought I’d present my top five Christmas wishes. In reverse order here’s number 3. Wish #3: I wish emotional intelligence becomes a valued trait in the workplace. Few people set out … Continue reading

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In which I offer my second Christmas wish …

In the run up to the Big Day I thought I’d present my top five Christmas wishes. In reverse order here’s number 4. Wish #4: I wish truthfulness becomes a defining characteristic of our national life. We are coming to … Continue reading

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In which I offer my first Christmas wish …

In the run up to the Big Day I thought I’d present my top five Christmas wishes. In reverse order here’s number 5. Wish #5: I wish public servants to get the recognition they deserve for helping to keep society … Continue reading

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