Live from the Launch…

The One Planet MBA has just launched!! The official launch event has just concluded as part of the Enviromental Protection and Sustainability Forum. It was great to see the interest in the program and what it stands for. We heard from Prof. Malcolm Kirkup why the One Planet MBA is different from other MBA courses, […]

Management Consultancy with a Purpose

Our team of management consultants is working with a local company to help them establish a market for a new innovation. It’s going to be a massive challenge for them as there are some significant incumbents, so we will need to offer some very clever advice if we’re really going to make a difference. This […]

It’s all in the mind

I’m fascinated by the art of parkour. Until very recently, I had a vague recollection of having seen a video of this disciple of mind-boggling strength, agility and lateral thinking where participants utilise only their bodies to negotiate obstacles in the most efficient way possible along a given route. This has been described as involving […]

Gentle Reminders

I was reminded of something so simple yet so fundamental over the past few days (my thanks to Paul Grantham for this pearl of wisdom): focus on the gap at the end of your line of sight rather than the boundary lines delineating this line of sight. Imagine driving down a narrow lane (or, in […]

Me? An MBA?

It’s all still a bit surreal. Who would have thought twenty years ago that I’d be doing an MBA … in a different country … with a focus on sustainability? After all, I didn’t like business and wouldn’t be any good at it anyway. Or so I thought. As it turns out, it’s quite amazing […]

A MBA, A job and now a half marathon

Today marked the start of my half marathon training for the Great West Run. I completed my first half marathon in Reading last year, and although I didn’t find it easy I enjoyed the challenge and the feeling that I got once I’d completed it, well the second feeling after I’d stopped feeling like I […]

Why MBA? Why Now?

A question that I’ve been asked numerous times since I told my family, friends and colleagues about my choice to return to Exeter. Although my decision was a considered one I’d never really had to firmly say why I wanted to do the course until it was the title of my first assessed essay. Having […]