Two companies that have gotten a lot of airplay recently (and not in good ways) are Mitsubishi Motors and Theranos, both riddled with scandal and maleficence.
The latter has fallen under criminal investigation while the former has at least admitted to its wrongdoing. Terrible times are ahead for both of these companies and there’s no guarantee for anything at this point in time.
Continue reading “Leadership That Lies”
There are two types of people in the world: Those that give credit and those who take it.
In fact, there might be a third as well: Those who have no idea how to do either one of those things…
Continue reading “On Taking Credit”
We find that what starts as a virtuous cycle soon turns vicious. Soon helpful employees become institutional bottlenecks…
HBR goes on to diagnose or at least identify three types of resources that are being used or engaged: Informational, social, and personal.
Continue reading “Collaborative Overload”
There’s so much that I love about GaryVee; his approach to life, his enthusiasm, his unapologetic position on how to build great companies, and his open experimentation with pretty much anything.
He’s a model of how to lead and be authentic in a time when it’s harder than ever to do that with a straight-face.
Continue reading “Chief Heart Officer”
Children are particularly fond of haunting any site where things are being visibly worked on. They are irresistibly drawn by the detritus generated by building, gardening, housework, tailoring or carpentry.
via Walter Benjamin who wrote that in 1924. I can think of many times where I spent hours “haunting” locales and areas that were actively being worked on.
Continue reading “Hiring the Minecraft Generation”
I think it’s okay to continually review one’s own use of technology and find and create new resolutions as you see fit.
(I’ve never been a fan of doing this one-time a year around New Years or anything like that.)
Continue reading “A Few Tech Resolutions via John Dyer”
Any decision that you make regarding your career should look to optimize one thing: Your rate of learning.
The context of how you do this best is by choosing to work with the best people, people who are trustworthy, people who you know have integrity and who you know will challenge you to become a better version of yourself.
Continue reading “Gaining Experience”