Category Archives: Corporate Follies

I’ve limited experience in the “corporate” world, in the organizational sense, having been self-employed for all but three years of my occupational life. There was a 3-year detour into a 100+ person organization that opened my eyes to some work-life absurdities. These, and other stuff I run across, are the subjects under this heading. Buckle your seat belts.

When is a “day” not a “day”?

When it’s a “Work Product Indicator” (WPI). This little story requires a bit of a rewind in time: Going back quite a few years, I used to appear in front of our (then) local criminal court justice with some regularity. … Continue reading

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An Illusory Review Process

As a part of my job description in my “corporate” life, I was expected to occasionally supply content for the firm’s website. One of the assignments was to draft a “Word From the CEO” – type ┬ámessage on behalf of … Continue reading

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Where ARE You?

As part of my only foray into ‘real’ corporate life, I was working in the satellite office of a firm with a head office in Etobicoke. One afternoon, I got a call from the guy I was working for that … Continue reading

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