Solving The Right Problem

Just the other day I saw an ad for a fast food chain and was reminded that this particular chain has served square hamburgers for many years, ostensibly so that the cheese will fit properly on top of the burger. This is a classic example of not solving the right...

My Trip to Vimy

  With all the recognition in recent days of the battle at Vimy Ridge in 1917, I have been thinking about my own trip to Vimy a few years ago. I didn’t go because I had relatives who fought and died there. I didn’t go because I am a war historian. I went because it...

Every Job is a Temp Job

  Watching political shenanigans going on everywhere (admittedly, worse in some places than others), I am reminded of lines from old TV shows and movies that seem to have current relevance both in politics and in the workplace. Here’s my latest thought. Remember the...