Once again I find myself on the road, this time with an itinerary that started with the long haul from Sydney to Finland by way of Singapore and Frankfurt - all of which translated to some 36 hours of time spent in the air and airport lounges
Happy belated 2008. Holidays are over. School's back. Traffic sucks. The weeks off were not only welcome but refreshing, although I must admit there was the odd day or two that saw my "peace on earth, good will to men" disposition - well, shall we say - lacking
At the risk of incurring the wrath of some 100 plus members of the Greed Grid consortium and hundreds, if not thousands, of pundits, consultants, analysts and other purveyors of expertise, I have to ask a question: Does anyone else agree with me that Green IT may be the biggest non-event of 2007?
I write this having just arrived on the US east coast after spending 24 hours on planes and in airports. I'm a tired and uninspired (in truth, jet-lagged and brain-dead would be more accurate) so this will be short if not particularly sweet
Last week I fired my entire staff. Why? Because - all evidence aside - they are obviously a bunch of slackers. I know it's true - even if my own eyes tell me otherwise - because there's research to prove it. An excess of research, in fact
Welcome to my blog. And no, this doesn't find me polishing my black leather boots in anticipation of doing some Yank-Aussie hybrid of Cossack dancing. Largely because it's been a decade or more since my knees have cooperated in any kind of deep bending, and I have little doubt that a high kick — or even a mid-kick — would find me immediately in traction
So do you want the good news, the not-so-good news or the bad news first? Okay, I'll decide for you - let's kick off with the good news, which is plentiful. More of you are reporting to the CEO than in any previous year