I was discussing some poor use of the English language recently and remembered this wonderful book I used at school – ‘First Aid in English’. I have just Googled it and am delighted to say it is still available and, hopefully, still used by children towards the end of primary school (assuming books ARE still used in school) Amongst its chapters I recall a wonderful section on proverbs. A proverb is a short, sharp saying that expresses a traditionally held truth or piece of advice, based on common sense or experience – e.g. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush…. Revenge is a dish best served cold…One swallow does not make a summer…that sort of thing. It got me wondering whether there were any proverbs that may be relevant to our wonderful world of CTRM / software projects….. If at first you don’t succeed try, try and try again – as a software sales guy, was the first one that occurred to me. In sales, honesty is the best policy as the truth will out, but there’s an exception to every rule and if we were to be economical with the truth we may as well Continue reading All good things come to he who waits….. This article appeared first on CTRM Center.