He thought that I should be the one to do this as I was the senior but if I didn't, then he would do it instead. Well, what a choice. Sell out your boss and get promoted - or watch someone else do it! “The next day, Friday, ...
Author: Barrie Williams
Category: Biography & Autobiography
IF you're looking For The archetypal villain in a tale of class hatred, they don't come any more tailor-made than Christopher Pole-Carew. The roots of his aristocratic family tree are 32 generations deep and he exudes the aura of the upper class. So when, In the trades union dominated 1970s, he became the newspaper industry's notorious 'Union Buster' his role required no embellishment. In the '70s and '80s, As the maverick boss of T. Bailey Forman Ltd, publishers of the Nottingham Evening Post, he tackled the enormous issues of union power and new technology a decade before anybody else dared to try. Then he went on to mastermind much of Press mogul Rupert Murdoch's seismic move from Fleet Street to Wapping, smashing the national newspaper unions. The battles involving Pole-Carew were among the bloodiest industrial conflicts of the 20th Century. When the revolution he started had run its course, thousands of jobs had been wiped out. To this day, he is a hate figure in union folk-lore, despised as a callous capitalist ogre; an evil enemy of the working class; ruthless in crushing workers'rights;a name to be spat out with revulsion. Yet those, The comparative few, who have seen beyond the myth tell of Pole-Carew's compassion and sensitivity; a kind, considerate, generous employer; a surprisingly multi-talented, creative and artistic man; a loyal, fun loving friend; a devoted and loving husband and father. 'Somebody Had to Do It' tells, For the first time, The full inside story of Christopher Pole-Carew's hugely controversial business exploits and conflicts; highlights his great successes; examines his enlightened management techniques, from which lessons can still be learned today, and reveals the inspiring and moving human elements of a truly remarkable man's extraordinary life story.
Author: Alice M. de SchweinitzPublish On: 2002-11-01
Why hadn't Tiffany and Becky mentioned it? If Weymore had a boat he could have fallen off of, it would have made Becky and Tiffany look a lot more innocent of pushing him off Becky's. Violet nodded. “He said he did.” “At Grant's?
Author: Alice M. de Schweinitz
Everyone on Prince Isle wants to get rid of Jonathon Weymore. Who finally does?
From the door, it didn't look noticeable, but the opposite angle revealed raw wood that told him someone had tampered ... Then she had come back into the house to make it look like someone had broken in, but he'd caught her in the act.
Author: WL Knightly
Publisher: BrixBaxter Publishing
Now that Connor Cohen is dead, Silas Cohen is free to live the life he wants. But there are still two men in the way. When Enzo Juarez tries to make a new deal with Fiona, her good intentions get the best of her and she unexpectedly puts Silas in danger. Can Alex’s connections save them this time? All bets are off when it’s every man for themselves in this series’ finale.
Author: Disabled American Veterans. CaliforniaPublish On: 1953
Somebody had to do it . I have been the goat lots of time , but when my committee speaks , I feel I am duty bound to report as the majority of the committee desires . I don ' t care what it is . I will never shirk that duty ; when it ...
The Brine brothers have brought a fresh approach to sport that had changed so little over the years that change had begun to seem unthinkable . ... Somebody had to do it . BRINE The American Contribution To Soccer .
If you dressed me like that, I wouldn't listen to you. ... “Three apartments in this building have been vandalized in the past two months, and Ray won't even fix the lock on the hall door. ... Somebody had to do something.
Author: Jennifer Crusie
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
Tess Newhart knows her ex-boyfriend Nick Jamieson isn't the right guy for her. He's caviar and champagne she's take-out Chinese pot stickers. He's an uptight Republican lawyer she was raised in a commune. He wants to get ahead in business she just wants... him . But there's no way Tess will play second fiddle to his job.
His approach to leadership of the new party was again that “ somebody had to do it " . ... If I'd stayed on in the House of Commons I might have had , and I'm free to say this , that if it became absolutely necessary with the CCF in ...
I didn't wish to ask it in regard to individuals , and Mr. Mudgett had his statement to make . ... say which — and they stated that somebody had written them a letter saying that I knew some other fact , or something of that kind .
This did not go unnoticed by my draft board. Although at the time I undoubtedly agreed that "somebody had to do it," I did not agree that it had to be me, so my interest in recruiters increased. I got no further than "the nearest army ...
Author: Jon Oplinger
Publisher: McFarland & Company Incorporated Pub
He flunked out of college in 1965, enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1966, and was shipped off to Fort Benning, Georgia, to become the commodity a wartime army most quickly expends - the rifle platoon leader. Drawing from his memories and the battalion's radio log, former lieutenant Jon Oplinger recounts the dread, fear, and bewilderment of the everyday life of a grunt. Follow him through the Central Highlands of Vietnam as he chronicles the daily struggle to stay alive. From the "Benning School for Boys" to the battlefields of Vietnam, the author discovers that there are no heroes: only survivors.
That ' s a bet ! " “ Mad ? Man , you two are the cause of me buckin ' up an ' makin ' good so far ' s I ' ve gone . An ' I ' m goin ' farther . " “ Aw , somebody had to do it . ” “ But you done it an ' I ' m tellin ' you I ' m thankful ...