Archive for March, 2016
ManagementSpeak: We’re aligning our staffing with our core objectives. Translation: Marketing is gaining a headcount, and IT is losing one. With this fine entry we can add J. MacKenzie as another headcount in our ManagementSpeak source roster.
Ever wonder why big teams are slower than small teams? All you need to understand the answer is a bit of calculus.
“Life is tough. Three out of three people die, so shut up and deal!” – Ring Lardner
They don’t just slow a person down. The accumulated delay can slow decision-making down to a crawl.
ManagementSpeak: No, there hasn’t been a change in policy. Translation: Disregard the written policy, and our previous statements. This is your new reality. Thanks to Norman Meyer for this indicator of our current reality.
It appears the top executives of many businesses didn’t get the memo about the need for speed.