Promoting Incompetence

  Have you ever joined a new company or a new department and met the manager you reported to, excited by the new challenge. At first there is obvious respect to work with them, to learn from them. Time goes by and some of the decision making from the boss seems a little odd, random [...]

The Trials and Tribulations of my Left Knee – Part 3: The Double Explosion and the Spanish Inquisition

So Wednesday arrived and all the tubes were taken out. I was given training on my crutches with a full leg plaster and finally discharged with rattling packs of painkillers in my pockets. Once home, I was told to have the next few days off to rest before going back to work. The first night [...]

My Automobile University

In The Australian newspaper yesterday, there was an article by Andrew Trounson titled “Bite-sized qualifications ‘the way of the future’” Read Here . It was basically saying that in tomorrow’s world studying long university courses to attain qualifications will no longer be necessary. With a business world moving quickly through a technology driven future, qualifications will become [...]

The Trials and Tribulations of my Left Knee – Part 2: My Florence Nightingale

I went under the knife again. Counting backwards from 10 as the anesthetist instructed. I was out in seconds, and as if by magic, or so it seems, woke up instantly to what can only be described as hell!!! There was turmoil around me as the nurses were waking me. I was being pushed out [...]