What are the top three risks to business this year?

I have two questions for you:

1. What are the top three risks to business this year?
2. What impact will these have on how the world turns?

I suggest answering those questions in your head before you read this article….

Learning from Dogs

Another essay that is nothing to do with dogs!

I have long been a subscriber to The Conversation. They seem to be politically neutral as well as giving permission for their essays to be republished elsewhere.

This particular essay chimed with me because for some time, one or two years sort of time-span, the number of people agreeing with the statement, “It’s a strange world“, has measurably grown. At first I thought it was a question of politics, both sides of The Atlantic, but I have recently come to the opinion that it is deeper than that.

This encapsulates the idea perfectly.


How CEOs, experts and philosophers see the world’s biggest risks differently

By Christopher Michaelson ,  Professor of Ethics and Business Law, University of St. Thomas

January 27, 2020

We live in a world threatened by numerous existential risks that no country or organization can…

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Phlyarologist (part-time) and pendant. Campaigner for action against anthropogenic global warming (AGW) and injustice in all its forms. Humanist, atheist, notoftenpist. Wannabe poet, writer and astronaut.
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5 Responses to What are the top three risks to business this year?

  1. Thanks for the republication, Mr. P.

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  2. Pingback: Back to dogs! – Learning from Dogs

  3. daryan12 says:

    The problem is that CEO’s don’t live in the real world. Hell look at how the brexiters response to brexit was to run off and get an EU passport and move their hedge fund to Ireland or Luxembourg. If they were told that they’d be buried up to their neck at the waterline, trust me they’d suddenly take climate change and sea level rise a little more seriously (not that I’m suggesting we do that…yet!)

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    • pendantry says:

      CEOs, politicians, bankers and lawyers — folk who decide how the world works (or doesn’t): somehow they’ve managed to pull the wool over the eyes of the rest of us by convincing us that we have ‘democracy’ and so are in charge of our own destiny. /sigh


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