What’s the Objective II: Of Projects and Process

‘Teaching to the test’ may be a crap way to run a school, but letting employees know what gets an ‘A’ is both efficient and effective.

Setting clear objectives – when launching a project or designing a business process – is a winning idea. Here are some quick questions to check your thinking.

(Part Two of Two) Continue reading What’s the Objective II: Of Projects and Process

Talkin’ Bout the Squished Generation

The piece in Sunday’s NYT – “I’m Not Texting, I’m Taking Notes” – managed to push every one of my (analog) buttons. Punks with no experience – and even fewer good ideas – have invaded our cubies and want to take over, NOW.

Naturally, I know exactly what must be done to move forward. But how did we end up like this? How have we destroyed the Organization? Some thoughts… Continue reading Talkin’ Bout the Squished Generation