June 2008 Archives

Daily Reading from June 30, 2008
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Puppets, theatre and the conflation of ’successful’ with...
June 30, 2008 - 58 words,

Daily Reading from June 28, 2008
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Your Client’s Point of View Should Dictate How...
June 28, 2008 - 351 words,

Daily Reading from June 23, 2008
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Of Parascale & Other Cloud Computing News —...
June 23, 2008 - 154 words,

George Carlin
"I’m always relieved when someone is delivering a eulogy and I realize I’m listening to it."
June 22, 2008 - 26 words

Daily Reading from June 20, 2008
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Handoffs Don’t Work — "I recently spoke with...
June 20, 2008 - 292 words,

Daily Reading from June 14, 2008
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Up and Then Down: The New Yorker —...
June 14, 2008 - 39 words,

Daily Reading from June 13, 2008
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Simple sabotage | Everything is Miscellaneous — "instructions...
June 13, 2008 - 137 words,

Business lessons from the Kitchen
The Gordon Ramsay School of Business
June 9, 2008 - 92 words, 8 comments

Daily Reading from June 08, 2008
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. Quit Coddling Your Kids | The Art of...
June 8, 2008 - 147 words,

Daily Reading from June 05, 2008
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. C and Morse Code Harvard Negotiation Project: 5...
June 5, 2008 - 551 words,

Under The Radar twittering
My live stream from Under the Radar
June 3, 2008 - 37 words,

Daily Reading from June 02, 2008
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. You Can Sell Used Copies of AutoDesk Avoid...
June 2, 2008 - 112 words,

Daily Reading from June 01, 2008
Links to what I’ve been reading recently. I Got Lucky — "A recent commenter suggested...
June 1, 2008 - 104 words,

Recently

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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