August 2002 Archives

The WordCount plugin learns a new trick.
August 31, 2002 - 25 words, 2 comments

SpamAssassin mail proxy
Filter your mail for spam with this perl tool.
August 29, 2002 - 17 words, 5 comments

Total Experience
A great Web site, cheap prices, and bad service. Which will your customers remember?
August 29, 2002 - 40 words,

Microsoft Information Architecture
Information architecture of Microsoft’s Intranet.
August 29, 2002 - 80 words,

Usability of Microwave Meals
Why is it this difficult to make a microwave meal?
August 28, 2002 - 242 words, 3 comments

Anti filter
Do spam filters violate the rights of email users?
August 26, 2002 - 496 words, 1 comment

Ironic misspelling
An announcement for a spelling correction feature that contains misspellings.
August 25, 2002 - 50 words,

Better Amazon links
Earn a higher commission on sales through MTAmazon and provide a better experience to your users.
August 24, 2002 - 135 words, 5 comments

Block Outlook receipts
A tool for blocking read receipts in MS Outlook.
August 23, 2002 - 47 words, 6 comments

Wrong Number?
Could someone explain this odd telephone call?
August 22, 2002 - 111 words, 28 comments

Comment notification hack
Fix an annoying comment notification quirk in Movable Type.
August 21, 2002 - 107 words, 17 comments

Moving Day
This site is moving to a new host, so you may experience some funkiness for...
August 21, 2002 - 20 words,

Perfect Martini
How to create a great martini
August 15, 2002 - 171 words,

Goodbye links
What happens when you break links to your site and your competitor doesn’t? Sites link to your competition instead of you.
August 15, 2002 - 122 words,

Quality Service
In contrast to yesterday’s host, Insider Hosting has stellar customer contact.
August 14, 2002 - 177 words, 2 comments

Ignoring customers
Ignoring your email turns off potential customers.
August 13, 2002 - 187 words, 1 comment

Another list of design patterns
More on design patterns.
August 12, 2002 - 112 words,

Smart Content Management
Content management and the semantic Web.
August 12, 2002 - 59 words,

Open Source CMS List
A list of open source content management systems and tools.
August 10, 2002 - 59 words, 2 comments

MTAmazon Sample Templates
Sample templates and output for MTAmazon.
August 9, 2002 - 278 words, 2 comments

Process Tags security update
You’ll want to read this if you use the Process Tags Movable Type plugin.
August 6, 2002 - 65 words, 1 comment ping
For those that care, we now ping
August 6, 2002 - 47 words, 2 comments

Process Tags plugin
A Movable Type plugin that allows you to use MT tags in your entry bodies, excerpts, category descriptions, or anywhere else.
August 5, 2002 - 414 words, 35 comments

Archive Date Header Plugin
MT plugin that groups your archives under a date header.
August 4, 2002 - 313 words, 19 comments

Unconventional use of MTAmazon
Brad Choate’s using the MTAmazon plugin in a different way.
August 2, 2002 - 44 words, 1 comment


Assumptions and project planning (Feb 18)
When your assumptions change, it's reasonable that your project plans and needs change as well. But too many managers are afraid to go back and re-work a plan that they've already agreed to.
Feature voting is harmful to your product (Feb 7)
There's a lot of problems with using feature voting to drive your product.
Encouraging 1:1s from other managers in your organization (Jan 4)
If you’re managing other managers, encourage them to hold their own 1:1s. It’s such an important tool for managing and leading that everyone needs to be holding them.
One on One Meetings - a collection of posts about 1:1s (Jan 2)
A collection of all my writing on 1:1s
Are 1:1s confidential? (Jan 2)
Is the discussion that occurs in a 1:1 confidential, even if no agreed in the meeting to keep it so?
Skip-level 1:1s are your hidden superpower (Jan 1)
Holding 1:1s with peers and with people far below you on the reporting chain will open your eyes up to what’s really going on in your business.
Do you need a 1:1 if you’re regularly communicating with your team? (Dec 28)
You’re simply not having deep meaningful conversation about the process of work in hallway conversations or in your chat apps.
What agenda items should a manager bring to a 1:1? (Dec 23)
At least 80% of a 1:1 agenda should be driven by your report, but if you also to use this time to work on things with them, then you’ll have better meetings.

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