Thursday, March 06, 2014

Smirkle

That's a cross between a smirk and chuckle.

The Gorse Fox has been asked to look at a project and see if anything can be done to get it back on track. The reason for the smirkle is that the project in question is a certain Scottish project with which his is intimately acquainted - and who had steadfastly refused to take any of his advice when he worked on it!

GF better play the good Starfleet citizen and at least talk with the teams involved - but he has n intention of getting involved (at any depth) again.

1 comment:

Patrick Cox said...

The temptation to say "I told you so" becomes overwhelming in situations like this. The satisfaction in being proved right is, however, almost always offset by the fact that you know it could all have been avoided, and that the mess now reflects no credit on anyone.

I once told a senior (parachutist) manager at my former place of work in a very similar situation - "You F****d it. You fix it." I was only a few months away from pension. Come to think of it, that was probably why I never got a summons to the Palace ...