Archive for March, 2010

E-co friendly?

One of the constant frustrations of my life is the apparent single minded way governments and corporations will spout on about the environment and how this and that should be done to save or improve it and how we all should contribute. On the other hand they still exploit the workforce in other countries where […]

To Be or Not To Be part 3

Yesterday despite having a positive outlook and doing what I had been taught my world was going pear shaped.  I had finished my studies and found a job in a college and my wife of just  18 months got a job locally too. Now remember I had been told to work hard and that’s what […]

To Be or Not To Be part 2

So I was at the edge, what to do next as work in the building trade was becoming more difficult to find. When you found it often the price was cut to the bone and there was no profit, just working to pay the taxman. I decided my first priority was to earn some money […]

To Be or Not To Be?

Odd sort of question when you think about it. Unless your like Einstein and believe that reality is what you make of it. I must admit to going along the same track, you create your world as a result of your experiences. Take for example my parents, when I was young they always instilled in […]

Boxer Dog

I briefly mentioned in my last post about our boxer dog. Well on Saturday he was looking most down, his tail was down and he was restless. He was also walking like a crab so down to the vet we went. We saw the vet and her first suggestion was that on observing him walking […]

Product Focused or Customer Focused?

As I have indicated in my previous blog I believe that giving the customers what they want and more is what it’s all about. Don’t get me wrong I think that” the customer is always right” is not always the right way to view every interaction. Because in my opinion it leads to a force foundation for building […]

What Am I continued

Well we know I love chocolate and just as important good quality confectionery at a fair price. One of my pet dislikes it when I see people getting ripped of with either a poor quality product or poor customer care; even worse is both. I can’t find any reason, other than to rip people off […]

Who Is Jon McNamara

Hi, To answer that questions is both easy and difficult. For the last 63 years I have been getting to grips with this question and every time I think I have got it cracked something comes along to prove me wrong. The easy part, I am married for the second time for the last 31 […]