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Half full or half empty?

The optimist says the glass is half full. The pessimist says the glass is half empty. The project manager says the glass is twice as big as it needs to be. The realist says the glass contains half the required amount of liquid for it to overflow. The entrepreneur says the glass is undervalued by […]

A compilation of bizarre insurance claims

“I was driving along the motorway when the police pulled me over onto the hard shoulder. Unfortunately I was in the middle lane and there was another car in the way.” “Going to work at 7am this morning I drove out of my drive straight into a bus. The bus was 5 minutes early.” “I […]

The lighter side of selling a business

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Match Day

When family came over for dinner on match day, a husband and wife face the usual conflict of which was more important – the football game on television or the dinner itself. To keep peace, the husband ate dinner with the rest of the family, and even lingered for some pleasant after-dinner conversation before retiring […]

Laughing Academy

– By Kate Hull Rodgers Humour comes from the Latin umor: to be fluid and flexible. Humour in the Workplace is a practical ethos that encourages enjoyment in employment. Humour will increase productivity, communication, teamwork, enthusiasm, staff retention and work life balance. It will decrease stress levels, mediation, training time, and recruitment costs. Quite simply, people […]

A proper lunch break

Client Management. It’s Child’s Play…

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Remember how the Office Party used to be?

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Lessons in Communication

In aviation circles, variants of this story have been doing the rounds for years. The factual basis is that many airlines and airforces ask pilots to complete a ‘gripe sheet’ of any mechanical problems on the aircraft report after every flight which they pass to the ground crew. These responses (usually attributed to Quantas ground […]

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