The big lie about setting goals for a new year

“Have-to” vs. “want-to.” Continue Reading


Work, nutshell: “Principle Of Least Effort”

We design work to run from the real work. Continue Reading


“Everybody’s got a plan until they get punched in the mouth”

What happens in the moment after the moment? Continue Reading


“Hey left hand, you know what right hand is doing? Oh, no?”

No one ever seems to know what is going on, or what’s a priority, in a work context. Continue Reading


Uncertainty is the new black. Embrace it.

We ain’t got no idea what we’re doing, even if we claim to. Continue Reading


The concept of “hustle” is trite bullshit

We’re all out here trying to figure it out. Continue Reading


Here’s a great example of a question a boss should ask

A simple couple of words to help managers do better at communicating, especially around stressful topics. Continue Reading


The five year plan should be a relic by now

Five year plan

Compare your life on October 17, 2012 to now and let’s talk about the relevance of this concept. Continue Reading