Culture = Context

We are creatures of context. As humans, we function best when we have a clear understanding of our surroundings and receive non-ambiguous feedback from our environment as we go along….

Good strategy, bad strategy

Bad strategy is everywhere. It flaunts the desire to achieve a goal, a big goal all too often, without identifying a single action step for how to get there. It…

Managers Are Communicated Through

Managers are communicated through, and not communicated to, say Michael Auzenne and Mark Horstman of management podcast Manager Tools in one of their most popular episodes. What exactly does this mean?…

Is This Quantified?

Managers don’t ask their directs enough tough questions, says Tom Gilb (Wikipedia), one of my favorite authors on product development. They need training to ask these questions, just as they’ve…