Archive of Tag 'risk management'


Managers: The Artful Dodger

Posted by Jeff Hayes on March 25, 2011 in Quality of Life


This is the fourth article in our series entitled Managers: The Good and the Bad.  Do you happen to know any managers who CAN NOT accept responsibility for anything that happens?  Nothing pertaining…

The artful dodger never seems to be responsible for anything that happens

Managers: The Arrogant Bastard

Posted by Jeff Hayes on February 21, 2011 in Quality of Life


This is the second article in our series entitled Managers: The Good and the Bad. Poor managers like the Arrogant Bastard represent a real risk to the companies for which they work.  It…

The arrogant bastard is to be avoided

Managers: The Good and the Bad

Posted by Jeff Hayes on January 13, 2011 in Quality of Life


Managers come in all shapes and sizes; they come in all races and creeds and in both genders; with numerous strengths and weaknesses; with each of the temperaments defined by the Myers-Briggs…

Good Managers Have a Few Things in Common

Of Oil Spills and Small Business

Posted by Jeff Hayes on June 25, 2010 in Business


Catastrophe, calamity, debacle, disaster — all words that can describe the ongoing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.  What started as an unfortunate event that took multiple lives and many livelihoods —…

What happens to the earth's ecosystem when all marine life is snuffed out? What happen to a business that cannot quickly recover from a disaster?