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

Friday, November 30, 2007

Advice To Prime Ministers

When you proudly boast that you and your party hold the moral high ground, it is advisable to make sure that reality matches your proud boasts.

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Being Unreasonable

When being reasonable has no effect, being unreasonable can be a most effective means for effectuating change and improvement in organisations and with individuals.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Self Assessment

Self assessment and analysis is a useful tool, public self assessment and analysis is not.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Call Centres

There is only one thing more annoying than having to use an outsourced, foreign based call centre and that is being put on hold by an outsourced, foreign based call centre.

Monday, November 26, 2007

Advice To Presidents

When you use your financial institutions and currency as a diplomatic weapon, don't be surprised when that policy revisits you to bite you in the arse in the form of a collapsing currency.

Thursday, November 22, 2007

Advice To Prime Ministers

When you lose the data records of 25 million people, and put them at long term risk of identity theft and fraud, the time has come to step down.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Advice To Prime Ministers

Don't forget that you were responsible for HMRC for the last 10 years.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Advice To Prime Ministers

Prime Ministers who try to micro manage their cabinet colleagues, will find themselves micro managed out of office in a very short space of time.

Monday, November 19, 2007

Rocking The Boat

If the boat isn't rocking, then rock the boat.

Saturday, November 17, 2007

Open Hands

Conduct your business affairs with "open hands", only when the other party does not reciprocate should you walk away.

Friday, November 16, 2007


The "butchers' profession" should not sit in judgement on people's lifestyles.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007


Glory is fleeting, obscurity lasts forever.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007


Politicians start wars.

However, they don't finish them.

Monday, November 12, 2007


Beware the lure of instant gratification, in the end you will become sensitised to life's simple pleasures and miserable; nothing will ever satisfy you.

Saturday, November 10, 2007


Chart your own course in life, never let others try to guide you or blow you off course.

Friday, November 09, 2007


Wish your enemies a long life, so that they may witness all your achievements and victories.

Thursday, November 08, 2007

Wednesday, November 07, 2007


Beware the phrase "rewarded by satisfaction", it means you are paid nowt.

Tuesday, November 06, 2007


An individual may rest, mankind should not.

Monday, November 05, 2007


Beware the company or businessman that becomes uncharacteristically silent, and does not respond to emails or phone calls.

Friday, November 02, 2007


The most effective discussions, and profitable deals can be held and concluded whilst dining.

Thursday, November 01, 2007