With less than a week to the start of negotiations, the UK’s Brexit team appear more ill prepared than ever to handle the task. News of ministerial casualties within the Brexit team has been dismissed as minor. Meanwhile, replacements are shuffled into the department in the dead of night, hoping to avoid the attention of the media. It seems it is not just the electorate that harbour grave doubts about the forthcoming negotiations.
Martin Schulz’s column in the Guardian was an honest account of the prevailing attitudes in Brussels towards impending Brexit. Perhaps there is more to be learnt. A word cloud analysis has been highly revealing.
We are experiencing acute uncertainty following the Brexit decision. Consumer and business confidence not equities will reflect the extent of a potential future downturn. What should guide organisations responsible for communicating the rash of new economic data?
The ability of Steve Jobs to create a reality distortion field to persuade those around him is legendary. In emulating Jobs Michael Gove was hoping the coincidental characteristics they shared in common would stop at Job’s ability to draw adulation and support. He was wrong.