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Time

Simple question. How much of your time today will be spent pleasing your boss while doing absolutely nothing that contributes to business? Bet it’s a lot more than most bosses realize. If they did, if they really understood the hidden costs of just pleasing...

Management by Bullets

Businesses are enamored with “metrics”.¬† Management wants to measure and graph everything possible. It’s fun to look at colorful graphs and shoot at performance shortfalls at business meetings. Johnson, it looks like your sales aren’t trending...

Business Problem…

I hear about bad things that happen at businesses all the time. Often those things are dismissed as “stuff happens” or “we all make mistakes”. Often these big boo boos are attributed to Murphy’s Law. Here is a tale with no apparent easy...

Want More from People?

Want people to care about their work? Do you wish they would put some effort into what they do instead of doing the minimum? Show appreciation. Wow, great job. I noticed that little extra you did on the Smith proposal, thank you. What about when your salesperson...

Where’s Does Your Time Go?

Have you ever considered where your work time really goes? You’d be surprised to see how much time is spent doing totally unproductive “work”. It seems that would be nearly impossible to calculate. Actually, it’s easy. I use a chess clock like...