About Mike Morrison

Mike Morrison is a consultant and change agent specialising in developing skills in senior people to increase organizational performance.
Mike is also founder & director of RapidBI, an organizational effectiveness consultancy.

RapidBI Daily Business Cartoon #59

RapidBI Daily Cartoon #59

 "All the charm and majesty of a tropical rainforest. That sounds better than saying the roof leaks!"   … [Read more...]

RapidBI Daily Business Cartoon #58

RapidBI Daily Cartoon #58

 "There's even an app that gives you a foot massage! Just set your ringer to 'vibrate' and stick it in your sock."   … [Read more...]

RapidBI Daily Business Cartoon #57

RapidBI Daily Cartoon #57

 "Cancel all staff meetings for the foreseeable future. Nobody wants to talk about anything but Honey Boo Boo!"   … [Read more...]

RapidBI Daily Business Cartoon #56

RapidBI Daily Cartoon #56

 "To leave a message, press 1. To verify that you pressed 1, press 2. To verify you pressed 2, press 3. If you don't want to press 3, press 4. To verify you pressed 4, press 3..."   … [Read more...]

RapidBI Daily Business Cartoon #55

RapidBI Daily Cartoon #55

 "If you're going to yell at me, press 1. If you're going to ask me a lot of stupid questions, press 2. If you're going to talk forever without getting to the point, press 3."   … [Read more...]

RapidBI Daily Business Cartoon #54

RapidBI Daily Cartoon #54

   "They gave you 17 sesame seeds on your bun and I only got 16!" … [Read more...]

RapidBI Daily Business Cartoon #53

RapidBI Daily Cartoon #53

 "Peanut butter and jelly are completely different but they've been together forever. If they can do it, so can you!"   … [Read more...]

RapidBI Daily Business Cartoon #52

RapidBI Daily Cartoon #52

   "My boss really screwed up today. He accidentally made me feel valued and respected."   … [Read more...]

RapidBI Daily Business Cartoon #51

RapidBI Daily Cartoon #51

  "We used up all of our retirement money. First our car retired then our furnace retired, then our dishwasher retired...." … [Read more...]

RapidBI Daily Business Cartoon #50

RapidBI Daily Cartoon #50

   "This phone has a special voice filter. It makes you sound honest when you discuss business, sincere when you apologize and terminal when you call in sick." … [Read more...]

RapidBI Daily Business Cartoon #49

RapidBI Daily Cartoon #49

   "I hired a District Sales Manager, Senior Sales Manager, Regional Sales Manager, National Sales Manager, Vice Senior Sales Manager, Executive Vice Senior Sales Manager, Associate International Sales Manager, Assistant Associate Sales Manger and Junior Associate Sale Manager. Now all we need is something to sell." … [Read more...]

RapidBI Daily Business Cartoon #48

RapidBI Daily Cartoon #48

  "I don't know how you got my number up here, but I do not need any afterlife insurance!" … [Read more...]

RapidBI Daily Business Cartoon #47

RapidBI Daily Cartoon #47

 "I respect that you're a vegetarian, but I can't authorize using an artichoke hear for your transplant."   … [Read more...]

RapidBI Daily Business Cartoon #46

RapidBI Daily Cartoon #46

   "I didn't know I was pregnant. My office is such a stressful place to work, everyone feels nauseous in the morning!" … [Read more...]

RapidBI Daily Business Cartoon #45

RapidBI Daily Cartoon #45

 "Our office coffee machine makes 50 different flavours. That counts as workplace diversity, doesn't it?"   … [Read more...]

RapidBI Daily Business Cartoon #44

RapidBI Daily Cartoon #44

   "It takes about 15 cups of coffee to make me feel creative. Thinking outside of the box is easy after you start to hallucinate." … [Read more...]

RapidBI Daily Business Cartoon #43

RapidBI Daily Cartoon #43

   "I love reading. I read about 3 hours a day. My favourite book is Facebook." … [Read more...]

RapidBI Daily Business Cartoon #42

RapidBI Daily Cartoon #42

   "Larry accidentally drank some decaf! Does anyone know how to use a defibrillator?" … [Read more...]

Experience is not the same as on-the-job learning (or training)

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We often hear of managers using “on-the-job training” as a preferred training approach. But what does it really mean? We do learn from experiences, but is the “learning” that the individual gets and interprets what the manager or leader wants? Doing a new task or activity without direct support, training or guidance can be painful for the “learner” and frustrating for the leader or manager. Often managers believe they have given guidance, but fail to follow a basic coaching or training process … [Read more...]

RapidBI Daily Business Cartoon #41

RapidBI Daily Cartoon #41

  >"If an invoice is due in 30 days we pay it in 60 days.  If it's due in 60 days, we pay it in 90 days. If it's due in 90 days, then they probably don't need the money anyway." This of course is just one version of what could have been going on. I would love to here what you think they were saying, add your one liner below! … [Read more...]