Newman Noggs and the Nickleby ladies by “Phiz”
You may remember how I’ve said that it isn’t a good idea to beat up your boss. I also mentioned how Nicholas Nickleby did just that when he couldn’t take any more.
Nicholas could have followed the example of his friend Newman Noggs when he was similarly stressed by his employer. Continue reading
Narnia by Steve on Flickr
We’re all familiar with the Peter Principle – the idea that in any organisation, people rise to the level of their own incompetence. Which explains why there are so many bad bosses around.
What I find so remarkable about this, is, not only the fact that this has been around for yonks, but we can also found it in children’s books!
I remember growing up with the Narnia stories. You probably know the one about a lot of children who can enter a magical world inhabited by mythical creatures who can talk just as humans do, where they have adventures with wicked witches and sorcerers. Continue reading
Nicholas astonishes Mr Squeers and family by “Phiz”
Remember our old friend Dick Fuld, ex CEO of Lehman Brothers? The one who got his snoot punched by an irate ex employee?
Well, here’s a picture of another disgruntled employee taking out his frustrations on his boss! Continue reading