Category: Self-help

Ways To Help Employees To Act More Like Owners

Recently in our organization we’ve been looking into ways to operate more effectively in all areas, and one of the ideas is to get each individual contributor empowered and enabled to make good decisions and act on them without needing to wait for approval any more than absolutely necessary....
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Since We Said Goodbye to Cable

A few months ago my wife and I decided to shut off our satellite television service.  It wasn’t because we wanted to become “cord-cutters” or because the content offended us, or because tv was poisoning our children.  Our reasoning was purely financial.  The package of programming that allowed us...
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Great By Choice by Jim Collins

Winner. Good book. Worth reading more than once. Listened to it on audiobook last year and am reading back through it again now in electronic print on my Kindle app. Couple of notes on the format: I normally choose print versus audio, because it sinks in better and is...
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I Had to Unplug to Recharge

I’ve been hitting the workload hard for the last six or so months, with most weekdays starting around 5 and ending around 11, with breaks thrown in the mix for sanity’s sake, weekends littered with an-hour-here-4-hours-there. Most of us in IT and especially those involved in change, projects, management,...
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