This foreword was written by the late Sir John Harvey-Jones in 1979 for Max Taylor's book, Coverdale on Management.
First man in railway carriage: 'Is this Wembley?'
Second man: 'No it's Thursday.'
Third man: 'So am I, lets get out and have one.'
'The curious incident of the dog in the night-time'
'The dog did nothing in the night-time'
'That was the curious incident,' remarked Sherlock Holmes
I'm sure we are all familiar with the phenomenon of 'management by crises', in which we seem to lurch from sorting out one panic to dealing with the next thing to go wrong. However, we are not, in fact, managing ...
Success breeds success - a commonplace saying, but it has particular relevance to the practice and development of the sort of skills described here ...
Coverdale Training was originally designed to enable men and women to self-develop their own skills (as opposed to acquiring knowledge or theory) in the field of human interaction ...