Monthly Archives: May 2009
Budget is tight. All hirings are frozen. Economy is bad. One of your employee is not performing. If you manage him out, you won’t get replacement. What do you do? This, of course, is a decision after you have exhausted … Continue reading
Kid, on Easter, finished Bible (NIV). Unlike other books, this one took her several years. Bible is not a book to finish in one sitting. I attempted the same, when I was just a few years younger than she is … Continue reading
But not necessary the one with highest SPF. First, we should understand what SPF is. If you get sun burn, without any protection, in 10 minutes, using an SPF 15 lotion will make you last 150 minutes. Simply put, SPF … Continue reading
Like it? Thanks to Karen for her critique and suggestions.
Bob Sadler introduced Organizational Culture Inventory (OCI) to a group of managers at Juniper. As he explained the concept, it dawned on me. This is the EQ for a team, or a company. There are many ways to measure a … Continue reading
Star Trek Movie, 2009 Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto X-Men Origins: Wolverine Hugh Jackman Don’t choose. Watch both, if you still have any doubt. Star Trek is nostalgic as well as formulaic. It rekindled my passion for this old TV series … Continue reading
The art of persuasion (rhetoric) has three elements: emotion (pathos), deference (ethos), and logic (logos). Imagine this attempt to persuade you to get a dog: President Obama conducted extensive research and concluded that Portuguese Water Dog is the best choice … Continue reading