It is easy to be critical of Davos. The power. The perceived elitism. The suspicion of vested interests in the status quo. But it is almost certain that commentators would be considerably more critical were global decisionmakers not rubbing powerful shoulders and highlighting the major forces shaping the collective futures of humanity and the planet.

Naturally, sense-making of the global theatre is considerably more complex than the optimism I am failing to hide. And diverse perspectives on causes and solutions abound. But there resides a beguiling and often invisible circularity in the mindsets, which may prevent senior leaders from making the decisions required for notable positive change...

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