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fullopinionIf I’ve learned anything at work, it’s that work isn’t much a place for learning.

There’s plenty more in other places that go into whys and wherefores of this. Both me complaining and others explaining.

This isn’t about that. But specifically…

Whatever is learnt in work, is thought to be opinion

But there is one mighty fuck of a difference between the two. 

The difference is one is dependent on reality, the other merely on plausibility and  popularity.

I have learned from being in the work that targets always make services worse. This is not popular as we use targets throughout my organisation.

I have learned from being in the work that doing team building, raising staff morale or any other form of staff mind-melding doesn’t work. This is not popular as it is easy and staff and managers enjoy doing it.

I have learned from being in the work that all decisions about work have to…

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