Category: GasWorld

Leaders lead and followers follow – or perhaps copy

Leaders lead and followers follow – or perhaps copy

At the recent gasworld conference in Singapore I was given the honour of being asked to chair the final session with John Raquet in the Consultants Corner. As I was a little unsure on my qualification to be involved in such a prestige session of the event, I explained to the audience that as I was a person of integrity and that all who knew me would be aware that I was honest in all my dealings, I asked the audience how this qualified me as a consultant. After a few gulps for air, John put the audience correct and explained how integrity was a prerequisite in his day-to-day business. Continue reading

South Africa – life beyond the bush

South Africa – life beyond the bush

At the turn of the year I was able to attend the AIIGMA Annual Seminar in Dubai and was given the opportunity to make a presentation on valve technical developments. As usual, it was an exuberant event and you know that the attendees from the India market are taking their business forward as the local industry becomes a true global player. Continue reading

Aeroplanes and incredible India

Aeroplanes and incredible India

As most of us global sales guys spend so much of our time in the air, I thought I would mention how I see so many of the major airlines today as careless ventures that see the business traveller only as a gravy train for their bottom line. I experienced this on my last two continental trips, so much so that I thought it was worth sharing some of the issues I had first-hand. Continue reading