Managing your business

Bullying

There are certain terms which appear to be taking over in our lives. Terms like health and safety, human rights and bullying. Bullying is one of the worst things in life both for children and for adults, but particularly for…

Values

You may have read some of my views on procedures from time to time and my cynicism about them. That does not mean I do not believe they are not important – good procedures are essential in a well functioning…

Teachers to join the elite!

That is such a nice thing for our future PM to say! It does of course reflect a hard core sentiment he holds, which is that teachers are not the elite. As a Conservative he knows that bankers are the…

True grit

I have a new business model and I am looking for investors. I am going to build an enormous stockpile of salt – enough to cover all the roads of our beautiful land for say 30 days. I want to…

It’s show time!

Happy New Year – and what an exciting year we can expect! First there is the elections – I love elections. It is free show time. Second there is the economy and there is good news there – even I…

Never give in to blackmail

It is time our overpaid bureaucrats in Whitehall learned how to manage people. One of the most important rules is, “never allow yourself to be blackmailed”. I figured this one out very early on, without all the consultants and career…