As a Brit, I wonder if there are also Americans who roll around laughing when they discover FranklinCovey’s Mission Builder (“Use our Mission Builder exercise to add focus, direction, and a sense of purpose to your daily decisions”). I suspect not, because whereas Brits usually look at me as if I have suddenly produced a bloodstained axe from under my coat when, post-walk, I mention the word “evaluation”, Americans seem comfortable with the practice and sometimes seem to believe that doing an evaluation has somehow improved the walk they have just completed.
I wonder also whether (and how) you can identify the nationality of the writer of the following excerpt:
So, if you have any suggestions or comments, e-mail them to me, and if they are interesting or important enough, I will post them to this blog myself.
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