Don’t open books to see only the words being sought

Don’t open books to see only the words being sought

There is wisdom and obligation in never judging a book by its cover. And yet, the foolishness of opening a book to see only the words being sought is perhaps a more harmful mindset that requires its own idiom. Don’t open books to see only 

Passion, potential and personality create the perfect fit for an employee

Passion, potential and personality create the perfect fit for an employee

If a capable candidate has the passion, potential and personality to succeed, what is more important? Don’t waste time on checkboxes to find a perfect-fit. If you find somebody who combines passion, potential and personality, don’t waste the opportunity to add value and increase success.

Knowledge-worker sloths choose flexibility

Knowledge-worker sloths choose flexibility

In This Morning Routine will Save You 20+ Hours Per Week, Benjamin Hardy raises two important commercial concerns: The Myth of the 8 Hour Workday and Quality Vs Quantity. Knowledge-workers sitting behind desks for eight hours, Monday to Friday, is an archaic tradition, absurd for 

When swinging the lead is too heavy to bother

When swinging the lead is too heavy to bother

To swing the lead, according to the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English, is ‘to avoid work by pretending to be ill‘. Having witnessed colleagues’ behaviour for over 30 years, I believe the lead often swings because people cannot be bothered travelling, or need an extra