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A Future of Happiness, Tolerance and Youth

We should seek to create a society where our people’s happiness is paramount, fostering an environment in which citizens can truly flourish.

Over the past few weeks, I have heard and read many questions, comments and news stories regarding recent changes to the government of the United Arab Emirates. Why, everyone seems to want to know, did we establish a Ministry of Happiness, Tolerance and the Future, and why did we appoint a 22-year-old Minister of Youth? The […]

Innovate or Stagnate

Why governments need business-like innovation.

Companies, like people, grow old. They start life small and eager to survive, fueled by youthful energy and fresh ideas. They compete, expand, mature, and with few exceptions, eventually fade into obscurity. The same is true of governments: they too can lose the hunger and ambition of youth and allow themselves to become complacent. Consider […]