ManagementSpeak: I expect teamwork and innovation from you all.
Translation: There are two ways of doing things: My way and the wrong way.
By submitting this little gem, William Adams shows he’s a team player.
Optimizing a business practice takes education and culture, especially around using the available tools properly.
“A big computer, a complex algorithm and a long time does not equal science.”
– Robert Gentleman
Business practice optimization isn’t like business process optimization. The place to start: Practitioners have to master the tools of their trade.
“Vital papers will demonstrate their vitality by moving from where you left them to where you can’t find them.”
– Ken Klein
If you want to know how stupid happens, look at how real-estate closings do work … and could work.
ManagementSpeak: The only wrong thing to say is nothing at all.
Translation: The only thing wrong to say is nothing at all. Unless, that is, you want to keep your job.
Thanks to Whitham D. Reeve, who points out that “The only wrong thing to say is nothing at all” is likely a wrong thing to say.
It would be easier to “do the right thing” if the right thing to do was always clear.
By Bob Lewis | August 31, 2015
Topics: ManagementSpeak | Comments Off on ManagementSpeak, 8/31/2015
ManagementSpeak: We have an opportunity for you.
Translation: You think. I need someone who obeys.
When it comes to ManagementSpeak, we need the ones who think.
De-scaling strategy isn’t the right answer for every business. It seems to work for amoebas, though, and they’ve been around a lot longer than we have.