After yesterday’s data-heavy post, something a bit more light-hearted for the Thursday before a bank holiday weekend.
Now we all know that astrology is a load of rubbish. It’s a lot of superstitious mumbo-jumbo with no evidence base whatsoever. Anyone caught using it for assessment purposes would be drummed out of the CIPD – or if they don’t do drumming out, at least held up for widespread disapproval and ridicule. Astrology is up there with graphology, tarot reading and some of the dodgier psychometric tools as something that should have no place in modern management.
But yesterday the Sun moved into Taurus, the constellation under which I was born. Just for a bit of fun, I thought I’d look at some of the famous people with whom I share a star sign. Here, in no particular order, are a few of them:
Adolf Hitler, Niccolò Machiavelli, Karl Marx, Vladimir Lenin, Jozip Broz Tito, Maximilien Robespierre, Ho Chi Minh, Pol Pot, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeni, Oliver Cromwell, Idi Amin, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Saddam Hussein and Tony Blair.
Anyway, as I was saying, astrology is a load of old rubbish, right………