Management, it’s all about priorities. Conversely, poor management is about getting those priorities wrong. And dishonest management is about being misled.
Here’s a perfect example: while our Board is about to spend $40,000 to renovate and buy new toys for a workout area (that was updated only a few years ago), would ya take a walk around? Just look at this place. You think we have our financial priorities right?!
It’s simple folks. What we are getting is called “Bread and Circuses.” For those unfamiliar with the phrase, it comes from the Latin: panem et circenses. It’s a figure of speech for a superficial means of appeasement. In the case of politics, the phrase is used to describe the creation of public approval, not through exemplary or excellent public service or public policy, but through diversion; distraction; or the mere satisfaction of the immediate, shallow requirements of a populace. The phrase also implies the erosion or ignorance of civic duty amongst the concerns of the commoner.
Think about it. Raise Hell with your Board “representatives” here… before this place goes to Hell. That is, if it hasn’t already.