The general manager, in response to a question from a ratepayer, asking where the program was for the project replied, “ I’m not going to have my people waste their time developing and continually changing the program, because this project is dynamic, and things change continually. Dates are contained in [...]

The manager was finding it difficult to maintain integrity. Difficult to utilise their professionalism and expertise. Difficult to be innovative in a professional sense. The manager’s boss, the divisional manager, is a relatively nice person, who has got to the position by making sure that no one is offended. Has [...]

Developing a peaceful, clear and calm mind, unfettered by insanity and personality disorders. Perhaps this is already you. Maybe it is partially you. In any case, we can all be better in this regard. How to get there? Meditation. Focused awareness. Exercise. Balance in life activities. We all have habits. [...]

You won’t hear about this from recruiters. At least not yet (maybe when recruiters catch up with the game, their approach will change). You wont hear about it from HR departments (their very existence relies on operational managers being lazy, and lacking leadership skills or motivation, and then putting in [...]

I was working for this organisation. It was OK. Nothing really special though. Seemed the average corporate structure, the average corporate focus on the work done, you know, say we cover off on health and safety, say we know about project management, etc etc. People in the powerful positions, the [...]

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Breaking news – Australia introduces legislation requiring any aspiring politician to be qualified. In breaking news today, a survey of the general population of Australia said that we need to do something about a vexing problem in our country. I speak to you of course, about the quality of our [...]

I cannot recall the number of times that I have heard people my age saying that young people do not want to work these days. I find this a bit strange. Maybe it’s true. Maybe it is easier to get the dole now than it used to be. Maybe there [...]