"Thank you for this, Gerry. As a rank and file Fellow of some 14 years, initially caught up in the rising clamour against RSA governance but who, after thinking through the implications of what was going on, have changed my mind, I applaud you for…"
"While I agree with the sentiments I often think that the RSA, in part, is slightly divorced from reality in some of its expectations. The Fellowship contains many privileged individuals, in the sense that they have an income and time to spare to…"
In the Summer 2010 edition of the RSA Journal, under the title, “The House of Unreason”, Charles Handy says this:When I stood up to deliver my first chairman’s lecture to the RSA 23 years ago, I said that its greatest asset was its 20,000-strong army of Fellows. It is [sic] true then and it is true today, when the army is even bigger. As I was soon to discover, however, it is one thing to have an army but quite another to engage it in action, particularly if it is a volunteer army.It would be…See More
Journalist and trend forecaster James Wallman explains why more and more of us are suffering from “stuffocation” – where instead of feeling enriched by the things we own, we are stifled and overwhelmed by them.