The Inclusive Queen

The Queen’s Christmas Broadcast for 2007 did not disappoint. It was nicely constructed around the theme of continuity within the context of change, as exemplified by neatly integrating excerpts from the Queen’s first televised Christmas Broadcast in 1957. Given I was blogging about just the same theme the other day, does this mean I think like royalty? (or at least like a royal adviser?) ;) The Queen’s speech also gave a balanced message that linked the importance of family and the values exemplified by Christ, and taught by all religions, with the need to take personal responsibility for countering the ills of social exclusion. I am glad the Queen’s speech is on YouTube, where people can see and hear it whenever they like. It seems to me that the Queen’s message is not just for Christmas, but for the whole year round. Perhaps the Queen should consider broadcasting more often, or better still, starting her own video blog…

Eric Priezkalns
Eric Priezkalns
Eric is the Editor of Commsrisk. Look here for more about the history of Commsrisk and the role played by Eric.

Eric is also the Chief Executive of the Risk & Assurance Group (RAG), a global association of professionals working in risk management and business assurance for communications providers.

Previously Eric was Director of Risk Management for Qatar Telecom and he has worked with Cable & Wireless, T‑Mobile, Sky, Worldcom and other telcos. He was lead author of Revenue Assurance: Expert Opinions for Communications Providers, published by CRC Press. He is a qualified chartered accountant, with degrees in information systems, and in mathematics and philosophy.