- RT @MattWhittakerPB: Weekend reading from me reflecting on the @ONS social capital update and how it relates to the Prime Minister’s pledge… 5 hours ago
- RT @DavidHenigUK: Possibly right that there needs to be a row. I found more interesting that the view ascribed to Number 10 of the EU is so… 5 hours ago
- @JonnElledge Cacklegoose Green. 5 hours ago
- RT @George_Osborne: In Downing Street - where you put him ... 11 hours ago
- @DavidHenigUK @AlexStevensKent This suggests quite a few people take advantage of it. https://t.co/c07SGvLFRj 16 hours ago
- RT @DavidHenigUK: Those who believe Australia is a model for future UK trade policy presumably know that they have a single market type rel… 16 hours ago
- This is interesting. As my dad used to say, always look up. Fred Housego - History On Your Doorstep (1982) -… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 18 hours ago
- RT @Frances_Coppola: Folks, today I demonstrate one of my superpowers. At 12 noon, I shall simultaneously be on the BBC's #Moneybox, discus… 19 hours ago
- The Guardian reckons Ealing will have the largest increase in the number of tower blocks of any London Borough. Tha… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 19 hours ago
- RT @Williamw1: Job done: a poignant moment that perhaps deserves more airplay. The @BritishArmy has formally closed its last base in German… 20 hours ago
- What’s interesting about this is that, in recent months, people have joined the dots. Various local opposition grou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 20 hours ago
- RT @TorstenBell: Spot on in defence of the Gini 23 hours ago
- The Hoaxer
- Whatever happened to The Debt?
- Johnson’s Suez
- Brexit is the road to nowhere, whoever is driving the car
- The privatisation of capitalism
- 12 reasons why Labour should oppose Brexit
- Brexit: Where do we go from here?
- Do people want a new centrist party?
- A tale of two constituencies
- Brexit as a bad career move
- Why is the EU in no hurry for a trade deal?
- An Irish Sea border is a silly idea but so is the cake-and-eat-it bluster
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Monthly Archives: July 2007
Earlier this month I wrote about a friend of mine checking the Facebook entries of prospective graduate trainees. It appears that this practice is more common than I realised. Recruitment firm Joslin Rowe surveyed 53 companies and found that 20% of … Continue reading
Here’s something that occurred to me today. Motivational speakers are a bit like diet books. If they really worked, you’d only need to see one, then you’d be sorted for the rest of your life. There are hundreds of motivational … Continue reading
In an earlier post I discussed the work dress-code nightmare. One management consultant has become so distressed by the arrival of a new boss who insists on dressing down that he has written to Lucy Kellaway’s problem page. It’s not just … Continue reading
Going by some of the comments about consultants in previous threads, the Corporate Whore can expect little sympathy from some of this blog’s readers. That said, his blog is entertaining and well-written. It also reminds me of the happy years I spent … Continue reading
As Edgar Schein told us in 1985 , leaders embed culture in organisations by their actions. In other words, people look at what leaders do and what they reward, rather than what they say, and behave accordingly. It has become a hackneyed cliche … Continue reading
Following on from yesterday’s post, Bob Sutton has come up with an Arsehole Test to go with his new book You answer True or False to statements like: You secretly enjoy watching other people suffer and squirm. You believe that … Continue reading
When someone in academia says what I’ve been saying for years and turns it into a “breakthrough idea”, I feel partly vindicated but also a bit hacked off that I didn’t think of writing the article and marketing the idea … Continue reading