Productivity For Managers: The Bullshit Barometer

09.03.2013 Business

Businesses are slow to learn that the best managers are rarely promoted from the ranks of the most talented workers. Managing is a skill and talent in an of itself. Don’t take your best welder, programmer, or luthier and promote this person so that they no longer weld, program, or make stringed instruments. Do this […]

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Productivity For Managers: Daily Goals, Not Distant Ones

08.29.2013 Business

One of the best lessons about management and managing people I learned not in business, but in the classroom. As a graduate teaching assistant I knew how to give the students assignments to write papers. But I also saw them struggle to do the writing and produce good results. An experienced teacher and classroom observer […]

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