Distrac…..oh look! A butterfly

In 1887, Nietzsche wrote; ‘one thinks with a watch in one’s hand, even as one eats one’s midday meal while reading the latest news of the stock market.’ Nietzsche blamed his habit of distraction on a human desire for haste. ‘Haste is universal because everyone is in flight from himself.’ Blaise Pascal wrote earlier still, … Continue reading Distrac…..oh look! A butterfly

No, it’s not rocket science.

David, who was mentioned last week, just sent a link on the subject of unhelpful business language. It was a review of the book, Who Touched Base in My Thought Shower: A Treasury of Unbearable Office Jargon by Stephen Poole. Some of the prime offenders for author Poole are; journey, backfill, going forward, leverage, no-brainer, … Continue reading No, it’s not rocket science.