The trouble with email is that it is flat. Important and unimportant emails alike are marked in the same binary way (read or unread), occupy the same rectangular screen space, and are usually sorted together […]
As exposure to consultant jargon increases and the distance to the nearest whiteboard decreases, the probability of someone drawing a 2 by 2 quadrant chart (Gartner style) approaches 1.
People enjoy unhappiness. It’s interesting. That’s why even comedies are about problems that need to be resolved. So when coworkers get together outside of work, they complain. Focusing on mutual frustrations is more interesting than […]
Some goals should be SMART. (Google it) Success should be obvious and measurable, black and white. Long term goals are different. They should be Hard/Soft. The hard part is broad- I want to build and […]
“I just want to do my job,” is phrase used to withdraw from the team and disengage from the context that makes “your job” meaningful.