Here you will find a treasure trove of interesting, useful, amusing and downright quirky items which appeal to Rod's sense of humour or professionalism - or both. We've grouped them into Transition. Business and Pleasure:
Wonderful advice for the incoming CEO or other senior executive. Carry it with you at all times for at least three months!
Some of these appear on our Home Page. Here is the distilled wisdom of Rod's executive and Boardroom experience, the finest lessons we can offer. All you need to know about management is here, along with Machiavelli's "The Prince" amd :ao Tsu's "The Art of War"!
A serious and useful filter for private sector people wondering whether are willing and able to cross the great divide.
... this one is just plain cynical (if accurate).
If you enjoy these you probably have too much time on your hands!
Fun for all wordsmiths and phrasemakers.
Tortuous words, a surefire way to lose your friends at a party.
The definitive answer to a question which I'll bet had never occurred to you: who decided the gauge of the railways?
The definitive definition of bureaucracy
One of the best short letters ever to The Times (and how true, how true ...)