‘Bad management’

Barry O’Farrell’s biggest mistake

Barry O’Farrell’s biggest mistake

What can we learn from Mr Barry O’Farrell’s mistakes? The word ‘mistake’ means to miss-step. To miss something. What did Mr O’Farrell...

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Optus staff won’t hang up

Optus staff won’t hang up

Not long ago, the likes of Optus would simply hang up on any customer whose call was challenging. Snap. Gone. Goodbye, re-join the queue and waste another 48 minutes...

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PayPal hasn’t a clue about security

PayPal hasn’t a clue about security

On a scale of one to ten, PayPal scores ZERO for breaking every rule in the book when it comes to understanding security and how hackers go about their business....

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Apple AppStore is a rip off

Apple AppStore is a rip off

It beggars belief how a brand like Apple can allow its AppStore to sell rubbish day and night. Most of the Apps that I have looked at are so inferior, that they...

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If you need help, read the fine print

If you need help, read the fine print

The sad thing about media headlines is that they lack the fine print. One would hope that journalists and media networks would stop allowing politicians to read...

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The test for modern corporate stupidity 2

The test for modern corporate stupidity 2

Corporations and governments are worried that Wikileaks might make them look stupid. Why go that far? For 22 years we have been screaming at corporations, urging...

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Sam Cohen hair scam

Sam Cohen hair scam

Here are some links to files for those researching the Institute of Hair Regrowth & Beauty operated by Sam Cohen (Samuel Faraj Cohen). First, keep an eye on...

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The test for modern corporate stupidity

The test for modern corporate stupidity

If you are a senior manager or director, here is a single question you can ask to assess if your organisation is utterly stupid: Does your organisation send emails...

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Dirty rotten scoundrels

Dirty rotten scoundrels

TPG Telecom Ltd (formerly SP Telemedia) is one of those companies who, in my opinion, does not deserve to be in business. TPG will scoff at me, because the company...

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Small business; small thinking

Small business; small thinking

One day, out of the blue, I felt that I should support my local small business, rather than always shop at the huge supermarket. My local Woolworth’s is...

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