Biting the hand

Almost everyone, at some point in their career, has reason to complain about their job. Only the naïve do it in public.

Yesterday there was a report on the BBC news website about a teenager who was fired from her job because she described it on Facebook as “boring”. You can […]


In this, the year of world-wide recession and the bicentennial year of the birth of Charles Darwin, let us all remember that “survival of the fittest” does not mean “survival of the strongest”.

It means: “survival of the most adaptable”.

By the way, I am aware that it was […]

Counting sheep

There is a good article on the BBC news website today that suggests most of us suffer from chronic sleep deprivation.

Tiredness is a problem that seems to be largely ignored in the workplace. I know on occasion I have felt exhausted at work after a bad night’s sleep and if […]