Leading Business: At The Bottom Of The World

Leading Business: At The Bottom Of The World

3 Degrees C.  Almost tropical compared to conditions faced by Shackleton.  A UK chilly winter morning reminder of the decision, almost 103 years to the day, ‘it was better to be a living donkey than a dead lion’;  winter clothing layers were required. Shackleton’s circumstances were different, having ventured furthest towards the South Pole than [...]
Standing in a Crowd of Common Sense

Standing in a Crowd of Common Sense

Six foot plus, with an additional three foot plus of eight/ten year old on his shoulders made for a total thirteen/fourteen feet, or 4 metres+  of solid barrier rant-making opportunity between the stage and several people. Ready to be entertained, in amongst a crowd of likeminded people, there’s always one; where’s the common sense in [...]
September 2011 Intermediary A-Musing

September 2011 Intermediary A-Musing

Take a Shot at Dysfunctional Business Someone suggests it would be good for two people they know to get to know each other better, so a phone call is made. Me:       Hello, is Mr Someone available please? Voice:   Sorry, they’re busy. Me:       No problem, what is the best time to call? Voice:   Next week might [...]
February 2011 Intermediary A-Musing

February 2011 Intermediary A-Musing

6 Steps to Expose Business Fresh starts and positive attitude echoed around for the start of this year. Again, full of gusto and mostly refreshed, with the chink of glasses being raised to new beginnings still ringing in ears..... until routine takes over. No problem, there is the next fresh start of springtime around the [...]