Meetings suck

First he butters me up: "As one of my best managers, I thought I'd get some advice..." Then he makes a genuine request for help: "... on how perhaps my company should structure one of their processes... in particular, team meetings" I offer a snarky response: "Meetings suck. Avoid them." And then I get interrupted [...]

By | 2017-08-04T12:10:54+00:00 December 17th, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stink test

Is the milk in your refrigerator safe to drink, or is it rotten? Open the bottle and take a sniff. If it stinks, it's probably rotten. You don't have to taste it. You don't have to drink a pint of it and see whether you get sick. You know immediately that it's no good. Throw [...]

By | 2017-08-04T12:14:46+00:00 August 20th, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments