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

Friday, August 31, 2007

Gordian Knots

Gordian knots should be cut, not untied.

Thursday, August 30, 2007

The Net

Be warned that given the ongoing rate of growth, the infrastructure of the internet as it currently stands will not be able to cope and as such it will simply grind to halt one day.

Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Advice To Presidents

When all your colleagues/"friends" have resigned, leaving you the last man standing, you're next.

Tuesday, August 28, 2007


Aged leaders often tell their people that patriotism often requires a blood sacrifice.

Why does this sacrifice invariably involve the young?

Monday, August 27, 2007


Funerals attract enemies as well as friends.

Saturday, August 25, 2007

Little Men

Pathetic, small minded little men holding low bureaucratic positions, where they can exercise limited bureaucratic power over others, will use their power to maximum effect over others whose lives they envy but can never have.

Friday, August 24, 2007


Never allow yourself to become a victim of someone else's schedule adjustments and changes of plan.

Thursday, August 23, 2007


Those who believe in God claim that he made us in his image, the trouble with many religions is that they do their best to make God in their image.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007


The higher you get in an organisation, the fewer the number of idiots above you.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Monday, August 20, 2007

Advice To Directors

Directors who comfort themselves with past glories, whilst presiding over a spate of losses, are not fit for office.

Friday, August 17, 2007

Time Travel

Those people who claim that time travel is not possible are wrong.

Take trip to your local post office, once inside the building you are instantaneously transported back to the 1950's.

Thursday, August 16, 2007

Wednesday, August 15, 2007


The more choice, the more decisions.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Thinking Outside of The Box

Think outside of the box if you wish to achieve total victory.

Monday, August 13, 2007

Sunday, August 12, 2007


Never sign a contract that you are not happy with.

Should your gut tell you to walk away, then walk away; never be afraid of walking away.

Saturday, August 11, 2007

Money and Boils

In business, arguments over money are much like the appearance of an unwelcome boil.

As such, they should be dealt with promptly and swiftly lanced.

Friday, August 10, 2007


Optimism is often kicked in the nuts by history.

Thursday, August 09, 2007

Wednesday, August 08, 2007


Countries that deny their past are destined to repeat it.

Tuesday, August 07, 2007

Needs vs Wants

Western society is currently too fixated on wants, thus distorting people's ambitions/aspirations and the products/services provided by the market to meet those wants.

Western society would do better to focus more of its attention on needs.

Monday, August 06, 2007


It is important to kick politicians in the nuts once every so often, so that they don't get above themselves.

Friday, August 03, 2007


Manipulation of people or events is best practised by those with the prerequisite skills of empathy, guile, intelligence, political savvy and foresight.

Those who do not possess these skills should steer well clear of trying to manipulate others; as their scheming is clearly visible, and their reputations irreversibly damaged.

Thursday, August 02, 2007

The Timing of Calls

Those who make business calls at 02:00AM, expecting the recipient to welcome the call and be capable of conducting a rational discussion, clearly have lost touch with reality.

Wednesday, August 01, 2007


Never apologise for something that was not of your doing.