Month: October 2017

The Calf Path

There are people you encounter in your career, who doggedly resist change or follow the mantra; ‘we’ve always done it that way.’  It is right to question proposed changes and weigh risks. It is also a good idea to ask whether hubris, laziness and complacency is behind the resistance. The following is a poem about blind …

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Sex and the Stationery Cupboard

Journalist Richard Glover recently wrote a wonderful column about shocking millennials with his tales of the stationery cupboard. When he first joined the workforce, everyone had to convince the stationery gate-keeper that their pen (allotment, one) was indeed empty of ink before being issued with a replacement. “Don’t be ridiculous!’ said bright young things to …

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