Ken's Blue Blog
Musings on "the bleedin' obvious"; views on the meaning of life, or anything else that takes my fancy.

Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Advice To Event Organisers

When organising a public event, such as a conference, make sure that you have sufficient funds to pay the suppliers/caterers etc.

Sunday, October 29, 2006


A footprint doesn't look anything like a boot.

Friday, October 27, 2006


A weak man will always take extreme actions to prove himself.

Thursday, October 26, 2006

Leaving Things To The Last Minute

Do not leave things to the last minute.

Inevitably you will not have time to deal with them properly, and it is unfair on those around you who you end up asking to help you out.

Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Missed Deadlines




Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Playing The Victim

Some groups wallow in the succor and comfort of playing the victim.

They should stop this, and earn people's respect by standing up for themselves rather than relying on others to do it for them.

Monday, October 23, 2006


It is inadvisable to get involved in a fight with someone who has nothing to lose.

Friday, October 20, 2006


The man who walks barefoot should have no fear of the man wearing shoes.

Who is to say that the man wearing shoes does not find them restrictive and uncomfortable?

Thursday, October 19, 2006

Making an Offer

When negotiating the purchase of an item, irrespective of your price limit, it is important to have the money to hand to fund the transaction.

Failure to complete on a deal makes you look unreliable and dishonest.

Wednesday, October 18, 2006


The only person that you should compete against is yourself.

Tuesday, October 17, 2006


One can never be dull in one's own company.

Monday, October 16, 2006


Wisdom is never gained by one bite of the apple. The entire orchard must be harvested first, before wisdom can be truly achieved.

Friday, October 13, 2006

Challenging Deadlines

Businesses stand a better chance of success when management and staff are set challenging deadlines and tasks, which push them to find the best within themselves.

Thursday, October 12, 2006


When a wall obstructs your progress, if you can't go around it then knock it down.

Do not let things get in your way.

Wednesday, October 11, 2006


It's not the food that you eat that is bad for you, but the variety and quantity.

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

The Fiery Pit

Into the fiery pit of despair let us plunge our hands, and draw forth a
nugget of gold forged in the crucible of flames.

Monday, October 09, 2006

Bold Gestures

Bold gestures can give history a nudge.

Friday, October 06, 2006

Thursday, October 05, 2006


Those who shout the loudest may find that their message is obscured, and maybe even not heard, because of the noise that they are making.

Tuesday, October 03, 2006

People Management

Managing people without their knowing that you are managing them is a very valuable, and rare, skill.

Monday, October 02, 2006


A good leader never shies away from tough decisions.