Tuesday, 6 August 2019

Darker Days I Did A Corporate

Darker Days I Did A Corporate

darker days I did a corporate gig at a conference for this big company who made and sat and sold accounting software in a bid I presume to inspire their sal

espeople the greater heights that forked out 12 grand for an inspirational speaker who was this extreme sports guy who had had a couple of his limbs frozen off when he

 got stuck on a Ledge on some mountain it was weird software sales people I thin

k need to hear from someone who has had a long successful and happy career in software sales not from an overly optimistic ex Mountaineer some poor guy who

had arrived in the morning hoping to learn more about sales techniques ended up going home worried about the blood flow to his extremities it's not inspirational it's

confusing and if the mountain was meant to be a symbol of life's challenges and the loss of limbs a metaphor for sacrifice the software guys not going to get it is he because he didn't do an arts degree did he he sho

uld have arts degrees are awesome and they help you find meaning where there is none and let me assure you there is none don't go looking for it searching for mean

ing is like searching for a rhyme scheme in a cookbook you won't find it and I'll bugger up your souffle we didn't like that m

etaphor you won't like the rest of it point being I'm not an inspirational speaker I've never lost a limb on a mountainside metaphorically or otherwise and I'm certainly not

 here to give career advice because well I've never really had what most would consider a job however I have had large groups of people listening to what I say for q

uite a few years now and it's given me an inflated sense of self-importance so I will now at the ripe old age of 37.9 bestow upon you nine life lessons to echo of course the nine lessons of carols of the