Balancing the unhealthy demands of the City with extreme sports and unusual hobbies
Navigating past frightening harbourmasters and uncharted sand bars, Second Warden David Peregrine-Jones, studies the weather charts to determine the ripeness of Italian olives. Having solved the problem of switching between too-bright horizons and unreadable instruments... Directing from his dinghy....
Farewell to a Clerk
We had effectively 4 different office addresses in his first 6 months, before a happy wind blew us to the Skinners Hall.... Walking tightropes on a daily basis, Leslie Johnson....
Note: Office business as usual with the new Clerk, Adèle, whom we will introduce in next month's edition. Contact her at: firstname.lastname@example.org
And now for something completely different
So-long, and thanks for all the fish!
"It's just like going over a waterfall", yodels Immediate Past-Master, Geoff Llewellyn
Follow him fighting the spray, strongly recommending a year of Mastership, as he clutches onto that piece of cake...
WCoMC - What are our Strategic Aims?
This was one of the many questions that was raised during our recent membership survey. Every management consultant presses their clients to develop Strategic Plans, so where is ours? The answer is simple: we developed our most recent plan back in 2010, but were unable easily to publish it. Now that we have our new website with its secure members section, this has clearly changed. We have therefore reviewed and updated our strategy and governance. For a summary and for the link to our review Visit: http://www.wcomc.org/members-area/strategy2013-2016
Launch of Books written by Company Members - We're doing this in the November Newsletter.
Be there, or... Er... Look unproductive...! Send the Editor your Titles/ Synopsis/Links to the sellers - Amazon etc. email@example.com
REMINDER: Dates for your diary
The Lord Mayor's Show: Saturday, 9th November
Wind up the crowds with PM Ian Daniell! Only 20 of us get the chance to keep pace with the Lord Mayor. If you have fancy robes and bonnets waiting for you, get to Skinner’s Hall by 10:30. The robeless need to go direct to Wood Street. Lunch will be arranged along the route for about £15, and an awfully sensible de-brief will go on after, at The Little Ship Club. (for further details, see email to you of 28 October)
If you are available, fit enough to march and tough enough for a day of deplorable hedonistic pleasure, telephone Ian Daniell on 07967 688 720 to offer your services, which will be accepted on a strictly first come basis!
The City Debate: Thursday, 7th November 6 - 8:30 pm - organised by the Worshipful Company of International Bankers. This is ideal for young professionals in the financial services liveries, which includes management consultants. Details on - https://thecitydebate.eventbrite.com/
The City of London Historical Society is organising a visit to Ypres and the Battlefields of Flanders - August 2014 - to mark the event of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War.
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