Ed Smith is a journalist and author, most recently of Luck. He is a former professional cricketer and played for both Middlesex and England.
From the boardroom to the sports ground, managers need to step back for creativity to thrive.
The central irrationality inside sport is the dread of looking conspicuously wrong, which is even more powerful than wanting to be proved right.
If we want to resist the Trumpification of politics, what we need is restraint, duty and incorruptibility.
The US election was a contest between obvious vulgarity and devious vulgarity.
Theo Epstein is a star because he values the person as much as the player.
It is easy to understand Cameron’s frustrations with May. But her convictions have been tested over a long period than his.
For lessons on how to run the economy, we should look to the Premier League, not Team GB.
Success is always a balancing act, and Jones is a master of both diligence and surprise.
The image of sport is ready for a “pivot”, to borrow a phrase from Silicon Valley.
With the sacking of Michael Gove, the leaders of the Leave campaign are being destroyed.
Whether it's tweeting about his enemies, or using his children as advisers, Donald J Trump is not a conventional president. We need a strong media to hold the new US president - and other world leaders - to account.
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