Karl Craig-West Business blog writer, website builder, public speaker and world record holder

27Feb/120

What to do when you hear someone say “I don’t do politics”

“I don’t do politics” is such a dumb thing to say… I couldn’t even begin to count the number of times that someone I know has said “I don’t do politics” and it always makes me laugh. I’ve worked out a number of reasons why people say it (let me know if you can think [...]

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8Jan/120

Diane Abbott is a racist and that makes me sad

Well this last week has certainly been one for the racists. With Diane Abbott MP making racist comments on Twitter and (yet another) sensitive millionaire footballer alleging racist taunts and abuse. In all honesty this comes as little surprise to many people since racism is still endemic in our society and, in my opinion, it’ll [...]

1Jul/100

Why I’m cynical about politics…

If you’ve read a few of my blog items or even actually know me a little, you might have gathered that I’m somewhat cynical about a few things, quite a few things in fact. And this is particularly the case when it comes to politics. So please, indulge me in my rant because I do [...]

5May/100

About this election thingy

So, tomorrow the UK population goes to the polls to try and decide who we’d like to have running the country for the next few years. And it’s a bit of a tough one this time round. Looks like we’re going to have to choose from the best of a mediocre (at best) bunch. The [...]

20Jan/090

Episode 44: A New Hope

Just watched Barack Obama’s inauguration speech and I have to confess that I’m very inspired. I found it quite humbling to be able to watch history in the making. I’m very glad to have heard him speak about the economic and also the environmental work to be done. It was great to hear him speak [...]

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