Category Archives: The acid test

It was the wrong job to begin with


Recruitment is oh, so mythified, mystified, it sometimes feels scary. It is certainly not seen as a science and shows no sign of being one, even though the likes of Google try to correct that with the introduction of Big … Continue reading

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The ultimate leadership development lesson


Leadership and development are the cornucopia of business publications’ clichés. Running dry for the next issue? Why not talk about yet another leadership guru, or development survey or “best practice”? This is the business equivalent of the “6-pond diet before … Continue reading

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2010 is going – the acid test


2010 has only a few more moments to live. I always told my hairdresser – by far the best economist this side of the world – that it would not survive such a harsh winter as we are going through … Continue reading

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