Consumer Packaged Chaos

As I have written before, I spent the first 10 years of my working life in the consumer packaged goods industry. During the first four years I worked for Procter and Gamble, initially buying folding cartons for Crest toothpaste and Head and Shoulders shampoo. Then I spent two years in sales, selling teenage acne and cough and cold products to Boots.… Click here to read on...

Memories of the old physical life

Memories of a physical life. Glistening snow on the frozen lakes at Sils Maria as we skied cross-country. The skis are in the garage for another day. Swimming 1000 metres at lunchtime under the sun in Sydney. Walking past the fresians across the fields to Chipperfield. Getting to Annapurna Base Camp and seeing the Himalayas at dawn.… Click here to read on...

Surely not?

Are you in a situation which provokes strong reactions? Do you get overwhelmed with the kindness of some and shocked by the responses of others? I have quite simply never experienced such extremes as during the past week. Our integrity and judgment have been questioned. We have been told we are negligent, we have been threatened (verbally) and we have been insulted.… Click here to read on...