Create a foolproof plan in 20 minutes, so you can start work now on your biggest challenge or opportunity, without overthinking it, getting overwhelmed, or getting stuck in analysis paralysis.

Create a foolproof plan in 20 minutes, so you can start work now on your biggest challenge or opportunity, without overthinking it, getting overwhelmed, or getting stuck in analysis paralysis.

My team lead came to me with a problem. “The team and I have looked at this every which way, but no matter how we slice it, there’s no way we can finish this job. We’re afraid we’re going to be fired.” “We’re going to fail,” she said. When we discussed it, she had half […]

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Is Your Job Killing You?

Some characteristics of some jobs are downright unhealthy, even despite high earnings and social and personal value.

IS YOUR JOB KILLING YOU? While work is necessary for lifestyle and earnings, and while many people derive deep social and personal meaning from their work, it is also clear that some characteristics of some jobs are downright unhealthy, even despite high earnings and social and personal value. Here are four examples: CHRONICALLY LONG WORK […]

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You can eliminate unnecessary resources and activities

Management by checking the temperature of a person’s chair is not a path to high-performance. Lean management eliminates unnecessary and wasteful activities and resources like commutes and facilities for the many knowledge workers that don’t authentically require time in the office, who deal exclusively in a working world where information and resources are created, transmitted, […]

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