Picture the scene: Summer of 2011. Early evening. Two people – a guy and a girl. Loitering outside Goodge Street tube station. “Can I kiss you?” he asked. Balls. I didn't really want to kiss him. It had been a lack lustre first date. Zero spark if you know what I mean. However I didn't … Continue reading Can I kiss you?
We've all had those moments where we've ended up walking on eggshells at work. Which is to be expected if you’re a chicken farmer. (I’m not.) It's amazing how quickly the best of moods can be soured by just a few minutes in the presence of a what I commonly refer to as a *stress monkey*. … Continue reading I am not a chicken farmer.
I was having a bit of chit chat with @LearningGrump today about the way in which people react. The question he’d posed was specific; “Are people really that pathetic that if you tell them they're under-performing they threaten to leave the company?” I sit with the HR Team in our office and see how people … Continue reading Act. Dont react.