Tag Archives: business


“The Iron Lady” and the “My Way or the Highway Man”

If there was ever an example of two people that were so opposite in their positions whilst being so similar in so many ways,then we need only to think of Margaret Thatcher and Alex Ferguson. The mind boggles at the thought of having the two of them in the room at the same time. Two […]


The end of working from home?????

A number of people have asked me about the decision this week from Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, to bring people back into the office and reduce working from home. People asking me were under the impression that flex-working and working from home was about to end. Let us keep this in perspective. Yahoo has […]



Ballmer needs to refocus his Passion

Nobody can doubt Steve Ballmer’s passion when he speaks. Cut him in half and I am sure you will find Microsoft written down the middle like a stick of candy rock. However, it is where his passion is directed that is particularly of interest. He has always struck me as a man who’s passion is […]



Unions vs Management

The worst of any economic downturn is the unwillingness of people to accept that EVERYONE has to make cuts. EVERYONE has to tighten their belts. It is true that many company bosses have been treating their staff poorly whilst getting massive pay checks. Many bosses have been fired for incompetence whilst still walking away with […]