Random observations

Clowns to the left, jokers to the right…

BUT apparently the “middle manager” is no longer stuck in the middle or at least won’t be for much longer! It’s time to free them up according to the Harvard Business Review. What’s your organisation’s take on this? Do they even have “middle managers” or just “middling” ones perhaps! 😉 https://hbr.org/2021/05/its-time-to-free-the-middle-manager?utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter_daily&utm_campaign=dailyalert_notactsubs&deliveryName=DM133682

Raising the bar..

The Economist used the title above – (also a “pun” or play on words) for its recent article concerning the reopening of UK pubs or at least pub gardens and to highlight that pubs might need to keep raising standards or at least reinventing themselves to stay relevant in the post lockdown world. Over here …

Does it sound like “double dutch” to you”?

If something sounds like double Dutch then we mean that it is incomprehensible or impossible to understand. Happy “International Translation Day” folks! Yes, it’s a genuine event or celebration that falls on the 30th September. Apparently today is the feast of St Jerome. Never heard of him? Well, neither had I until today. Apparently he’s …