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Pet Peeve #2 – No Stories

Companies that have great customer focused stories win, those without, lose. I found it very sad in several companies I worked for that there were no positive, inspiring stories about the good work the company did. This applied to both internal employee stories as...

Multidimensional People

Since when did it become a problem for someone to be capable across a spectrum of activities? Sure, lots of people have hobbies in addition to their professional careers, but I’m talking about those seemingly rare individuals who are capable of doing multiple things...

Why do Companies Insist on Medieval Management Systems

Fiefdoms went out with the Middle Ages, So Why are We still Using The Same Organizational Structures in Corporations I’ve been in a number of situations over the years where people refer to some senior level executive being in charge of his own little fiefdom. After...