Today I was reminded of an old saying that I used to have pinned to the wall in front of me when I first took on a leadership position. “Hell is responsibility without authority” This is as true today as it was when I first saw it.
Someone commented on LinkedIn that purpose at work is just a con – a way that profit hunger managers and owners can get their staff more engaged, simply so they can earn even more profit. Owning a business called The Optimistic Cynic, I totally understand the point they’re trying to make here. There will beContinue reading “A bit of cynicism is fine but don’t dismiss the awesome reality”
I have just attended a Waster Workshop hosted by Mainstream Green and the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce – enabled by the WDC. I’ve been a bit flat lately (the concussion didn’t help but that’s another story) but you simply can’t help but be inspired by Nicola Turner talking so passionately and practically about reducing waste.Continue reading “Do something”