I, They, We.

I’m staggered and hugely uplifted by both the resourcefulness and the generosity of some, often small businesses at this time and equally distressed by the attitude is some whose sense of entitlement sets them apart. The “I” crowd Those who think “they” should be sorting this out. Those who criticise the inevitable gaps appearing inContinue reading “I, They, We.”

Honesty is not a Policy

What is happening right now is shining a huge spotlight on dishonest statements. “Our people are our most important asset” “We are totally dedicated to customer satisfaction” “Beside you all the way” Corporates who owe primary loyalty to shareholders can never make these sort of statements with any honesty. They owe their existence and primeContinue reading “Honesty is not a Policy”

What matters most?

Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Oh Shit! As we go through this challenging, slightly surreal period, it’s a good time to reflect on what matters most to us, and what we place that at the mercy of. This period of restrictionContinue reading “What matters most?”

You’re on stage. Smile.

All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages. William Shakespeare We’re all actors in our own play Today, in a coronavirus, artificial intelligence, climate crisis driven environment we areContinue reading “You’re on stage. Smile.”

When the office melts

For most of us, the “office” has been the centre of power. It’s been where  the politics and power plays mingle with the tasks at had and business models to create the complexity in which we work. We’ve become accustomed to it to the point where it just is. Present, but largely invisible. I’m wonderingContinue reading “When the office melts”