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Special sessions for screw-ups make them look like they don't know what they're doing.
Behind the data, however, are compelling and often tragic insurance cases of accelerant-fueled greed, financial failure and desperation -- and ditzy screw-ups. Here are five cases of arson gone bad.
I could fill a book with tales of woe involving screw-ups I have heard about, or experienced personally, involving stands: it squeaked when I shifted my weight; my lower limb hit the cable holding the platform; I had to turn completely around when the buck went behind the tree; my safety strap was too tight; etc.
Therefore, the picture that we paint by our actions and inactions is viewed, digested and ultimately used as a benchmark by those we are trying to motivate and develop so they do not make such mindless screw-ups: our co-workers and employees!
* Admit screw-ups. Mistakes happen, both in parties and in business.
Live shows used to be about the drama, the tension and the screw-ups. This one was about watching Perry Fenwick almost forget to be Billy and run around a fictional square carrying a real Olympic torch.
The markets are telling us that a change in management was required and I suggest Mr Gray gets behind those who are trying to sort out the mother of all screw-ups in our economy.
Scary screw-ups show how vulnerable we are to blowback from dirty tricks.
Ideally, that's translating into fewer terminal screw-ups, but the stats show the jury is still out on that.
All my life I've had to put up with your screw-ups."--Lisa Trabelsi to husband, deposed Tunisian dictator Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, as he hesitated to board a plane to exile.
This feature, we feel, balances the rest of the magazine, which consists of just the opposite: maintainers talking mostly about errors, miscues, screw-ups and near-disasters.
This feature, we feel, balances the rest of the magazine, which consists of just the opposite: aviators talking about errors, miscues, screw-ups and near-disasters.