Monthly Archives: September 2015

Taking stock

                                                    TAKING STOCK Back when I was working for a laboratory supplies company we had a stock taking activity toward the end of each year. We would count all the consumables, chemicals, equipment and lab instruments to give us a total stock value and to check on shrinkage and losses. Then we would compare stock movement with the previous year’s […]

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The four stages of learning

THE FOUR STAGES OF LEARNING   Have you ever thought of how we learn a skill, how we move from incompetent to competent? To illustrate the concept I will use the manner in which we learn to drive as an example. Stage 1 is when you are unconsciously incompetent In other words, you don’t know that you can’t drive. When […]

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