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If you see a snake, kill it

If you see a snake, just kill it - don't appoint a committee on snakes. - Ross Perot Throughout my career I've followed this simple rule If you get an email, respond to it If... Read More

January 31, 2020

Coffee – your once a day power perk. Don’t blow your buzz

I remember a good friend of mine once remarking, "The first beer always tastes the best" and it is the thing that pops into my head every time I have one. But the same is... Read More

January 20, 2020

Specification design, roles and process – avoiding the line item veto

Line item vetoes and cock blocking In my previous life as a CEO of an enterprise-level software company, we did a lot of work on software design. But I always found this process to be... Read More

January 14, 2020

Captive employment, rigid schedules and doctor’s notes

If you can learn to manage your employees, or better yet teach them to manage themselves, you don’t need set schedules, fixed locations, meetings or even bosses. If you can’t, you will need to continue... Read More

January 11, 2020

Overcoming challenges and micro-obstacles to accomplish our daily tasks

Wouldn’t it be easy if we could show up to work, immediately get productive and just start accomplishing things? In many environments getting such traction, early in your day, or at all is difficult. This... Read More

January 9, 2020