My good friend went to a restaurant the other day. Of course he didn’t take me to the restaurant, but I didn’t hold a grudge against him for it. (That’s what I told him anyway, to make sure the ‘accident’ comes across as the surprise it’s set up to be … kidding folks!) Being the […]Read More The Kind Of Taste It Leaves
At first the effort is made to make you feel welcome. There are conversations, your contact details are taken and sure enough not long after that you get a message asking how you are. When you return there’s the recognition and the same welcoming attitude as there was initially. Once more your welfare will be […]Read More What Will You Be Welcomed To?
How are you going to leave? You could just walk out without saying anything. You could begin a series of conversations in the hope of establishing a transition period. You could develop an exit strategy that over time would allow you to leave in what might be considered an honourable or amicable manner. You could […]Read More How Are You Going To Leave?
There are times when I’ve come across comments about the way things have worked in a given place. It has made me wonder, though, what if all the criticism misses the point? What if the system is actually working perfectly fine? What if the results that are being experienced are the ones that the system […]Read More A Few Questions About Life and Systems
Commentators do quite a job. The action is going on and they have to be sensitive to it and be able to give guidance for the viewer on it. It’s a challenge on all media, but it’s got to be something in particular for the visual medium. Someone does something – the viewer can see […]Read More Giving Commentary: A Job Of Focus
I wonder if you’re familiar with this … “No, move it a little to the left … No, no, no,, now you need to shift it to the right a bit more … Lift it a little … not too much … Oh now it’s slanted … No it’s slanted … diagonal … no, not […]Read More Adjustment for Alignment
There was an article that gave some insights to behind the scenes of a documentary. The documentary gave an account of the England football manager over a two decades ago. It was made in a bid to highlight the manager’s confidence that he could get the team to qualify for the World Cup. The manager […]Read More Can There Be Progress With Access?