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Soft Power is Smart Power

Soft Power is Smart Power

It’s More Than Academia I had just finished my address to the gathered officers of the Royal Navy at HMS Collingwood, the swish maritime warfare training centre in Fareham, England, when a prominent professor from Oxford University gave a thought-provoking speech on soft power. He was very challenging of Britain’s lack of innovation and new […]

The Squandering of Soft Power

A New Age of Leadership There was a time when the people worked for the leader, today, increasingly the leader works for the people. In a world that is moving faster and faster, and is more complex with far more unforgiving markets, it is rare that the leader can make and take all the big […]