- @ebrdcharles No problem Jonathan. Interesting stuff as ever. @DoriCreates @motomatters @rowbar @EBRD 1 hour ago
- @Wonkypolicywonk @workessence Provided it's not a rubbish pub, of course. If it is, I will just sit there and moan. 1 hour ago
- @Wonkypolicywonk @workessence No, honestly, I'm a cheerful chap really. If we go to the pub, I'll prove it. 1 hour ago
- @dds180 Took your advice. Gave LinkedIn a try. linkedin.com/today/post/art… cc @KateGL 2 hours ago
- So you want to be a freelance consultant? linkedin.com/today/post/art… 2 hours ago
- RT @Independent: A pensioner asked the BBC to help her identify a weed. What happened next will surprise you i100.io/UYVgX5M http:/… 5 hours ago
- RT @TheEconomist: In 2012, America's health system cost 17.2% of GDP. Despite this, it left 48m people uninsured econ.st/XMKF8L htt… 6 hours ago
- @SiobhanHRSheri @dds180 He does that doesn't he? 6 hours ago
- RT @oswaldtentacles: @holland_tom #ProgressiveHeptarchism http://t.co/SPecsS81N4 6 hours ago
- RT @PennyRed: Thought: what we're seeing in Silicon Valley RN is a lot of rich young men trying to back-engineer philosophies that justify … 6 hours ago
- @PennyRed Have you read @holland_tom on Byzantine emperors and early Caliphs? 6 hours ago
- RT @NicholsUprising: Finally, arrests on Wall Street! Inside traders? Speculators? Nope, a polar bear. #Climate2014 #FloodWallStreet http:/… 6 hours ago
- The 2015 Dilemma (Revised Edition)
- Pirate Day joke
- Nine thoughts on the referendum result
- Breaking up the UK – everyone’s a loser
- The brutal maths of public spending
- Who saw the crash coming?
- Are we really about to split up our country?
- The Old Rectory Syndrome
- Can UKIP scale up?
- The spirit of the age
- Why is the gender pay gap higher for management jobs?
- The self-employment earnings timebomb
Monthly Archives: September 2007
It’s that time of year again. New graduate trainees are turning up, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, at companies all over the UK. The Corporate Whore has volunteered to help out with their induction programme at his firm. Silly boy! That’s the sort of … Continue reading
How often do good ideas get blocked in organisations? Sometimes, the objection is the familiar “It’ll never work here” argument. You can usually deal with that by finding somewhere similar where it has worked. Altogether more insidious are the “Yes, but not yet” ploys … Continue reading
I’ll let you into a secret. A couple of years ago, I started a blog about the world of work, including stuff about managing people, behaviour in the workplace and some more general business articles. Not unlike this blog, in … Continue reading
This post from Guru reminded me to have a rant about the row over using Facebook and MySpace at work. As he says, there is nothing new about this. Ever since Solitaire and Minesweeper appeared, people have been pretending to work … Continue reading
What if business meetings were like internet comment threads? Rude and irrelevant comments, juvenile point-scoring, pretentious self-importance and transparent attempts to shift the topic. I’m sure nothing like that would ever happen in a real business meeting. Would it?
This reminded me of a couple of people I used to work with. Hat Tip: Corporate Whores (US Version)