Category Archives: Office Politics

Six of the Best. The Jaw Dropping Business Inventions that Changed My Life.

August 16th, 2017

Unlike today’s Gen X’ers, Gen Yer’s and Millennials, I was born and educated in mankind’s Industrial Age but graduated in the Information Age. Just as Fred Flintstone and his stone age car existed on the cusp of the bronze age, my career has straddled two different epochs. Unlike my Information Age business colleagues, I have never lost that … Continue reading Six of the Best. The Jaw Dropping Business Inventions that Changed My Life.

The World Has a New Hero… And He’s a Procurement Manager!

October 25th, 2015

I always thought that the key role of a CEO was self-evident; maximise revenue and minimise costs. Get that bit right and the rest of the job is easy – even enjoyable. With a solid platform of profitability in place, the captains of industry can throw money at staff engagement, corporate social responsibility, marketing, research … Continue reading The World Has a New Hero… And He’s a Procurement Manager!

Rachael Beckett and The Rise of The Female Boss

September 16th, 2015

The central relationship in the Sleepwalker Legacy is that between Sam Jardine and his boss Rachael Beckett. Sam is besotted with Rachael, his CFO and the granddaughter of Napier & Beckett and future leader of one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. But his relationship with her is also driven by his respect … Continue reading Rachael Beckett and The Rise of The Female Boss