Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Peter Principle II

Unless you are living on a mountaintop alone, you are going to have to deal with people.  And, for the good order, you must also accept that they are going to have to deal with you. Most of the time … Continue reading

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Value Added – A Definition [FP]

Value Added, a Definition – Also Fundamental Principle 2 The Peter Principle provides the opportunity to identify a few necessary definitions before the really interesting principles can be introduced.  So, please bear with me for a few posts. What happens … Continue reading

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Business – A Definition [FP]

Business, a Definition – Also Fundamental Principle 1 Before going further, it seems wise to clarify some misconceptions (perhaps yours) about business by providing some really useful up-to-date definitions (really mine): An organization (of 2 or more people) operates as … Continue reading

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The Peter Principle [FP]

The Peter Principle – Fundamental Principle 3 The Peter Principle: in a hierarchical organization, people will be promoted to their level of incompetence. Included (by inference or experience) in this principle are some of the following components: Earlier promotions were … Continue reading

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The Peter Principle I

Ever become completely frustrated at the incompetence of your boss?  Or with management above them?  How about frustration with co-workers?  And then wonder why nothing ever changes?  Welcome to the real world and one huge Fundamental Principle, #3 – The Peter … Continue reading

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Let Us Begin

So, what’s this going to be about?  I figure I am already well along in life, with plenty of frequent breather miles, plenty of experiences, and more than sufficient bumps, bruises and scars from road signs and blind spots missed … Continue reading

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