Archive for October, 2014

Great Quotation, 10/27/2014

Monday, October 27th, 2014
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“Speak the truth, but leave immediately after.” – Slovenian proverb

Notes about notes

Monday, October 27th, 2014
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Responsible for meeting notes? Don’t be annoyed. You have the second-most-important job in the meeting.

ManagementSpeak, 10/20/2014

Monday, October 20th, 2014
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ManagementSpeak: Innovation is about doing more with less. Translation: We have no interest in innovating around here, only in squeezing the bottom line. This week’s anonymous contributor kept the source of the quote anonymous as well, describing the speaker only as “leader of a corporation you’d recognize.”

The best uses for spare cash?

Monday, October 20th, 2014
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Boards of directors are more interested in “financial engineering” than product engineering. This just might partially be your fault. Here’s why.

ManagementSpeak, 10/13/2014

Monday, October 13th, 2014
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ManagementSpeak: This job is a stepping stone for huge opportunities! Translation: Don’t expect much in the way of pay—you’ll have to get that from your next job. I hope this week’s contributor wasn’t expecting to get paid for providing this one. It isn’t even a stepping stone for huge opportunities. The satisfaction will have to […]

Compensation flap

Monday, October 13th, 2014
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Was Satya Nadella disrespectful or insensitive to women in his recent remarks about raises and promotions? It doesn’t matter. What matters is that he was wrong.

KJRSpeak, 10/06/2014

Monday, October 6th, 2014
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KJRSpeak: You can contract for services, but you can’t contract for heart. Thanks for this, to my old friend Hank Childers.

How to get an organization to do what you want it to do

Monday, October 6th, 2014
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It’s harder than you might think, and the most important tool for the job might not be what you think either.

my photoBob Lewis is a senior management consultant with Dell Services. He has published these columns once a week in one form or another since 1996.

Disclaimer: All opinions, statements, representations, allegations, images (if published) and anything else that appears here is the sole responsibility of the author. Dell has and had nothing to do with it, other than saying it's okay to continue publishing KJR.

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