Jozef Imrich, name worthy of Kafka, has his finger on the pulse of any irony of interest and shares his findings to keep you in-the-know with the savviest trend setters and infomaniacs.
''I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.''
Iatrogenic was coined by the Ancient Greeks to describe a doctor whose actions inadvertently harmed the patient, eg bloodletting – it means “caused by the healer”.
Iatrogenics are everywhere – well-intentioned politicians who intervene in something they know nothing about, misguided City planners inadvertently destroying the Flaneur’s urban habitat and new CEO’s changing a Company’s (sometimes apparently dated) core Purpose and Values.
Mr Syed believes CJ’s interventions are classic iatrogenic influences:
-Tactical (Parking the Bus),
-Compositional (Expensive, ill-judged new signings),
-Methodological (obsession with error/risk/learning elimination),
-Psychological (motivating through fear, not inspiration).