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Ed Smith

Ed Smith

Ed Smith is director of the Institute of Sports Humanities and the author of Making Decisions.

General Election 2024 sign in front of Westminster

Britain, it’s time to make some tough decisions

When decision-makers stop making decisions, they're done. As the general election approaches, Britain must make the tough choices, not defer them

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Ed Smith hands playing chess illustration

The key to building a successful business? Finding your point of difference

Differentiation is important when starting and building a business, but be wary of being different for the sake of it

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Brendon McCullum looks on during an England nets session at Lord's Cricket Ground

The power of a story: Redefining success in a data-driven world

Former England cricket selector Ed Smith looks at the power of a story and how it should be viewed in a modern business world.

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Illustration featuring the England cricket team winning the 2019 Cricket World Cup

Process has its place but what adds real value is setting creativity free

Process has invaded all aspects of life, including decision-making, but it needs to be only one aspect of problem solving to be effective

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