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2021: Tech Innovation Boom!

Posted 31 December 2020

“An optimist,” wrote Bill Vaughan, “stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.”

Whichever of those camps you identify with, you’ll probably agree that 2020 is leaving us with few things to cheer. Dig a little deeper, though, and you may find that this year of pestilence and turbulence has set us up for a burst of innovation going forward.

Consider the arena of technology. In the 1960s, it... Click for more

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As you read the story of Daniel, you find that there was nothing secret about his godly wisdom, even in the halls of secular power. Daniel hadn't kept his God-given abilities hidden behind a wall of religious separatism. He hadn't limited their use to the confines of his own community of faith. He wasn't a big talent inside the church, and a small fish outside. He... Click for more

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What a season this has been. Without doubt, 2020 will be remembered as the year when displacement became the norm, with Covid19 as public disruptor number one.

Leaders in business, education and other sectors have reported that Covid19 - and the first, second and in some cases third lockdowns it has brought - has seriously impacted team harmony. Unexpected events or phenomena have a way of potentially undermining all our hard-work on team cohesion.

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