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If I ruled the world: Imogen Stubbs

I am not a natural leader, but my utopia would bring together “an aristocracy of the sensitive, considerate and plucky”

By Imogen Stubbs   September 2011

It is easy to feel that the future of the world looks a trifle bleak, whoever is foolhardy or vile enough to take the helm. Fortunately, this is unlikely to be me. I am not a natural leader, as anyone who was in the under-15s netball team I captained at school will testify. When I directed a play, my notes to the actors would inevitably meander into hyperventilating gibberish:

“Um… a notion for rejection… why don’t you try moving… no actually don’t… that’s an astonishingly dreadful idea or maybe… nope… sorry… what do you think?”

What’s more, conflict—an unavoidable part…

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