Are you just ‘Coin Operated’?

I was struck by the phrase Mike Lynch used recently, when he espoused the view that sales people are ‘coin operated’ (Read it here). Are Sales People Really Just Simple Machines? Two thoughts arose; one about the perception of sales people as being simple machines (like seaside binoculars) requiring only the stimulus of financial reward […]

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Leadership at the BBC

As the BBC today marks 90 years of broadcasting it finds itself, unexpectedly, without a leader.  It seems that after 54 days his performance as Director General had not met expectations. For all the changes the BBC has been making, its management structure at the top clearly isn’t one of them.  Many outside the BBC […]

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