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management

My Pispective on Professional Standards

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(A pispective is when you write about something in 314 words. Which doesn't count these words or the credits at the bottom) It's important to have standards. One sense of having a standard is to stand firm. In the sense of a battle. We plant our standard and defend it against all comers. That's a nice idea, but...
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My Pispective on Managing by the Numbers

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(A pispective is when you write about something with only 314 words. Which doesn't include these. Or the credits at the bottom) Good decisions don't come easily. That is, effective decision making isn't something that just happens. And we all like to think we make effective decisions. But the sad truth is that too few of us do....
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Managing Excerptations: Technology and Humanity

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I started my blog to kick my non-writing habit. I've now got enough material to start blocking out a book (hooray!). So while I'm doing that, I thought I'd start a small series looking at some of the books that have influenced me. "Managing expectations" is one of my least favourite managerialisms. I cringe whenever I hear it....
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My Pispective on the Appropriate Maximum

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(A pispective is when you write about something using only 314 words) If we can take something to its full extent, should we? Frank Sinatra had a hit in 1939 with 'All or Nothing at All'. Though I prefer Billie Holiday's cover. Anyway, the line goes, "All or nothing at all Half a love never appealed to me...
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Managing Excerptations: Managers and Morality

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I started my blog to kick my non-writing habit. I've now got enough material to start blocking out a book (hooray!). So while I'm doing that, I thought I'd start a small series looking at some of the books that have influenced me. "Managing expectations" is one of my least favourite managerialisms. I cringe whenever I hear it....
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