Category Archives: philosophy

Making a New Normal, Revisited

Okay, so let’s assume you’re getting through the virus crisis with your job intact as opposed to the alternative. What will the “new normal” look like? Today is all about random speculation with a heaping helping of experience thrown in … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on by | Leave a comment

How Can I Help You?

I put these calls out from time to time, and the offer still stands: I’m happy to take posting requests or answer questions on topics of interest to my readers. Intellectually honest fellow that I am, I won’t guarantee 100% … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Back to Basics: Working During the Coronavirus Crisis

If you’re still working in this crisis, congratulations! As you might have noticed, not everyone is. In the U.S., over 3 million people have lost their jobs permanently or temporarily. Still, given the uncertain environment out there, it can be … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Is This Really Necessary? Expediting Work Procedures in Times of Crisis

Some of you already know this, but I was infamous during my corporate career for raising my hand in meetings and asking if some new, additional meeting or procedure was really actually needed. I got so predictable that at one … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on by | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Unwanted Gadgets and The Island of Misfit Toys

In one of the stop-motion Christmas specials I grew up with, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer visits the Island of Misfit Toys, a mythical place where awkwardly developed or unwanted toys go to spend the rest of their existence. I must … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on by | 5 Comments