Posted tagged ‘stationary’

Some things might not be important

January 20, 2011

But they are really annoying

There are an awful lot of very big issues facing local government at the moment which have been blogged about by ourselves and by many others far smarter and more linked in than we are.  There are also major issues facing individuals within services and teams which will affect their lives and future.

That being said, sometimes it’s the little things that count.  Issues that perhaps might have been looked over in the past seem to be far more annoying now, and I find my degree of ire rising along with an emergence of a hitherto undiscovered rant gene within me.

So, in the form of a short list and in an effort to get them out of my system, here are five things that are annoying me at the moment.  All are trivial, all are insignificant in the grand scheme of things; all are making me want to go a bit Samuel L Jackson and start smiting wantonly. (more…)

Takings things too far

November 13, 2010

My Council (as in the one I work for) are keen that we take the concept of visual management more seriously. The nifty slogan we are working by is: ‘a place for everything and everything in its place’.

Yesterday morning I wondered downstairs to talk to a colleague and spotted this:

What exactly is writing equipment?

Writing Equipment??? Really???

Surely, ‘pens’ would have sufficed?

And don’t you just love the fact that post-it notes have their own section!

It gave me a small smile which helped to pass a tough day