Results for the category: Skippiness

Things go wrong

March 4, 2016

Barrier The short version … sort them out. The slightly longer version … Things always go wrong. Maybe not this time, maybe not next, but soon. Contingencies, double-redundancies, risk-management strategies and factory-gate checks -... READ MORE

Raise a flag

March 3, 2016

Flag It’s easy to criticise, to say what you don’t like, to be an away-from person. To dig, and prod, and blow their house down. It’s catching too - you start puffing,... READ MORE

Cold and hard

March 2, 2016

Redwoods Life mostly allows for a relatively friendly relationship with the actual facts. Most of the time … they’re delicately spun. A polish there, an omission here, the greens are more verdant, the... READ MORE

Who benefits?

February 29, 2016

Bureaucracy There are plenty of things that seem like a good idea. Everyone says they’re a good idea. All the books say they’re a good idea. Advisers advise they’re a good idea.... READ MORE

Every project

February 26, 2016

Project Some projects burst out in a blaze of glory. Lights flash, music blares, crowds cheer as you hit the launch button and tell the whole world that today is the day. Other... READ MORE