You don't need me to tell you that our little world is changing at warp speed. The reasons are many. As I write this, a war in Iraq seems all but inevitable. Whether it goes badly or well — and I hope that, if it happens, it goes very well indeed — there will be many unintended repercussions. All we know is, there's a giant question mark dangling over all of us and it's difficult to know how to proceed, in business and in one's own life.