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Stuff I Wish I'd Known When I Started Working by Fergus O'Connell

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MANAGING PEOPLE HOW OUR NATURAL TENDENCY TO MANAGE IS OFTEN THE OPPOSITE OF WHAT WE OUGHT TO DO

In 1980 I got sent on a project management course. It was a residential course in a really nice seaside hotel in the south of England. I can’t remember if the course was a week or two weeks long. Anyway, however long it was, it felt much longer! We worked days, evenings and nights on a really stupid case study from which we learned (and I remember) absolutely nothing. (In fairness, I should also add that while the course was rubbish, the food in the hotel was really rather good.)

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