Thought of the day

Institutionalized Workers

Workers (like prisoners) can become institutionalized. When a worker is exposed to an environment where every decision is made for them, you end up with employees that don’t think for themselves. Micro-management, strict policy and aggressive bosses all contribute to this culture. It’s fine if you want to dictate every move that your employees make. […]

Thought of the day: Keep Your Wheels Moving

A few days ago I got into a situation while 4x4ing that was rather… ‘anal clenching’. I was driving down a steep hill and the truck slipped out of low gear. For those of you who don’t know what that means, I was suddenly in an uncontrolled slide down a very steep hill with no […]