- RT @Robert___Harris: Once it becomes a question of “who do the soldiers obey?” then we really are moving into Roman republic circa 50 BC te… 5 hours ago
- RT @DmitryOpines: "Why this disproportionate focus on OUR police brutality?" wonders country which unironically refers to its President as… 5 hours ago
- RT @Starlight_Bliss: Devastated. Yesterday this was flower-rich meadow, with Common Blue butterflies, Southern Marsh Orchid & rare (for our… 5 hours ago
- RT @jburnmurdoch: UK has suffered one of the worst outbreaks anywhere Deaths have been: • 64% higher than usual in England • +53% in Scotl… 5 hours ago
- RT @jburnmurdoch: NEW: we’ve updated our excess mortality tracker, the best measure for international comparisons of Covid death tolls UK… 6 hours ago
- RT @ChrisGiles_: Update: Following today's official excess deaths figures and hospital data, a cautious estimate for the total UK excess de… 6 hours ago
- RT @sbg1: Never seen anything like this, from America’s closest ally, friend, and neighbor. 6 hours ago
- RT @ashcowburn: Interviewed shadow foreign secretary Lisa Nandy on her new role, China, coronavirus, Dominic Cummings and Labour’s chances… 6 hours ago
- RT @lisanandy: Congratulations to the government on creating a world-beating queue 🤦🏽♀️ 6 hours ago
- RT @DeborahMeaden: Every now and then you meet someone in life who at every single choice and decision makes the wrong one. How on earth ca… 8 hours ago
- RT @WashArchdiocese: .@WashArchbishop Gregory has released a statement on the president's visit to the Saint John Paul II National Shrine.… 9 hours ago
- RT @ememess: Truly awe-inspiring. With only the police, the military, rubber bullets, tear gas, and a phalanx of secret service operatives… 9 hours ago
- This recession could be long and deep
- Don’t make the self-employed the punchbag of the next recession
- 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
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)