Why are technology companies who promote the use of their products for business messing around with April Fool’s pranks inside those same products? That’s just stupid.
We aren’t strategic about meetings. We don’t plan for the meeting enough, we schedule the meeting in order to plan. We should start planning before the meeting, and figure out what we want from the other folks before we invite them, and tell them. Those of us who think more creatively by ourselves ahead of meeting with others will also bring much more to the meeting when you share the agenda and expectations ahead of time too.
If you take anything away from this, remember that it’s OK to not invite everyone to every meeting, and it’s OK to use all of the other tools we have to collaborate instead of having a meeting.
Your calendar will thank you.
We seem to have created quite the little problem here – “Employers are continually upping the ante on academic credentials. Nearly a third of jobs that once required only a high-school diploma now demand a four-year college degree, while one in four jobs that used to require a bachelor’s degree now require a master’s degree….
OK fine, my near-weekly encouragement to see your employees as human beings first, and look out for them as human beings haven’t convinced you that burnout is a problem for your business. How about the fact that tired, burned-out employees eventually just check out and create a security nightmare?
I’m declaring spyware and browser hijackings as an epidemic based solely on this: Just about everyone I meet who knows what I do for a living, starts asking me about how to clean this crap out of their systems! Seriously, the guy who does building maintenance for our office just stopped by and asked for…
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