Monthly Archives: August 2011

Costly Cognitive Overload

I’m re-reading Bob Sutton’s 2011-08-27 post, “5 Warning Signs to Watch for at Apple.”  That post is not about Apple (except as a great for-example).  It is about consistency of purpose and ways of maintaining that in a major coordinated … Continue reading

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Skype: Annoying Users for Fun and Profit?

I have been using Skype for a long time.  What I like about it is that I can have it start up silently when I log on and quietly sit out of the way on my task bar until there … Continue reading

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Stopping work for free that I wouldn’t do as a job for free

I had a very strange insight today.  There were two triggers: two conversations with respected colleagues in the past three days concerning how unsatisfying some recent projects have become for me a twitter post that led me to David Fuhriman’s … Continue reading

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