Archive for January, 2016
ManagementSpeak: Our company maintains an open dialogue with all our stakeholders and welcomes their feedback and ideas Translation: Thank you for your input. Now go away, the adults are talking. This week’s contributor maintained his open dialog by listening carefully and translating what he heard.
That businesses have become more permeable is a fact. Taking advantage of this fact is a choice.
“When you have a hammer, every thumb looks like a problem.” – Yours truly
“The problem of history is that it’s always too late.” – Tom Toles, Washington Post
Businesses need continual reinvestment. Continual reinvestment is anything but easy.
ManagementSpeak: Quick question. Translation: I don’t have the patience to try to understand a correct answer. Contributor Eric Johansen was quick-witted enough to question the meaning of “quick question.”
The New York subway system’s controls are even more antiquated than your Windows 2003 servers, but the principles of dealing with both are the same.