Michael Hayman Tag

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Stand firm and carry on: Advice for what comes next

This piece by Michael Hayman originally appeared in City A.M, see here “If you’re going through hell, keep going.”  These words, often attributed to Britain’s then wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill, are emblematic of his call to never, never, never give up. Today, the world is living through...

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TALES OF OUR TIME: It’s definitely a dog’s life

This piece by Michael Hayman originally appeared in Country & Town House, April edition.  I mean, come on. When we look back at your career what would you rather be remembered as? A fat cat or a top dog? Thought so. Move over my furry feline friends. The future...

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Human ingenuity and working together will pull us through the coronavirus crisis

This piece by Michael Hayman originally appeared in City A.M, see here Last week, Bank of England governor Mark Carney gave his economic view of the possible consequences of coronavirus: he expects it to cause “disruption” and not “destruction”. In saying this, he follows the measured words...

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The new Downing Street team can’t afford to ignore business

This piece by Michael Hayman originally appeared in City A.M, see here Political wisdom has it that the first hundred days of any new government is its most vital opportunity to set its agenda. Not so with this government. Having just racked up its first 50 days,...

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TALES OF OUR TIME: NOTHING CHANGES UNTIL SOMETHING MOVES

This piece by Michael Hayman originally appeared in Country & Town House, February edition, see here.  Einstein was a master of the generalities of genius. One of his many gems was this: nothing happens until something moves. The what ifs and the what to dos, the penury of indecision. And more...

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Founders need the stamina to run a marathon, not a sprint

This piece by Michael Hayman originally appeared in City A.M, see here Who’d have thought it? Turns out that marathons are good for you. New research last week revealed that one of the best ways to reduce your cardiovascular age is to get your jogging shoes on...

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The Brave and the Bold

This article was first published in Great British Brands, Country and Town House, 2020 edition.  A love of luxury is one of the often overlooked hallmarks of Britain’s greatest ever leader, Sir Winston Churchill. Take champagne. His prodigious love of Pol Roger was fortified by a...

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This is a political renaissance — but can British business adapt?

This piece by Michael Hayman originally appeared in City A.M, see here “A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse.” As history buffs will know, the Battle of Bosworth Field didn’t work out well for Richard III, and with it the last of the titanic struggles...