Monthly Archives: July 2007

Death by PowerPoint

Here is American comedian Don McMillan using PowerPoint to show you how not to use PowerPoint. All executives should be made to watch this before giving presentations. Hat Tip: David Airey

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Your executive coach is ready to depart

If one more person tells me they are setting up a coaching business, I’m going to go mad. Every time I hear someone say, “I’m training to be an executive coach,” I have to stop myself from replying, “Isn’t that something … Continue reading

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Faint praise

My wife’s comment on Jacqui Smith, our new Home Secretary:- She looks like an HR manager. Ouch!

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£2.8 billion on consultants – that’s normal

A couple of weeks ago, the news that the public sector had spent £2.8 billion on consultants in 2005-06 was greeted with outrage. This demonstrated the public sector’s profligacy and showed that public sector managers are incompetent and inefficient. At least, that was … Continue reading

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Recruiters can log into Facebook too.

We are often told that young people are more IT-savvy than older folk. I’m not so sure. It seems not to have occurred to many of them that the old farts who interview them for graduate trainee posts might go … Continue reading

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