Portuguese Drivers and the Power of Not Knowing

Not knowing can be very Powerful Many years ago I got a lesson on how to manipulate roundabouts in Lisbon, Portugal. My companion told me that Portuguese men can be the nicest and mildest of people, but not when they have a steering wheel in their hands and a car in...
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Involvement, Democracy and the Good

Reagan, Bush and Worse! These three, Involvement, Democracy and the Good,  may seem strange bedfellows! We may be all for involvement – or believe we are – and may also wholeheartedly endorse democracy. Fine so far, but what about the Good? How can we wholeheartedly...
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Trust, Transparency and Truth

“Liars” When I was the manager of a General Motors Plant in Ireland some years ago, my management team and I were often accused by our workforce of being dishonest, of telling lies. And, of course, they had no shortage of examples where they claimed to have caught us...
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Management and the Deep State

Where does Real Power Lie? The Deep State: It’s easy to feel pretty powerless these days! I mean, even if you had the power to get to the President of the United States, you still wouldn’t have got there.  You haven’t got to the Deep State who are supposedly the ones...
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There´s More Than Bread on the Table

“Public Service Hit by Strikes” In Ireland, in recent times, we have had a spate of strikes, threatened strikes and considerable industrial unrest, virtually all of it in the public sector – teachers, nurses, bus drivers, train drivers, Gardai (police force) and...
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Don’t Worry. Be Happy

There is a danger that a lack of belief in the feasibility of achieving happiness at work could lead to us giving up on happiness as a goal in life in general and settling for an impoverished life. The Thank God it’s Friday (TGIF) mentality, living for and during the...
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    James Winters – Plant Manager, DePuy Orthopaedics Cork

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