Monthly Archives: March 2012

Compromise on needs to not meet them

When faced with customer needs, we only have two options – to meet them or not.  A simple choice, however, turns into a source of tremendous dissatisfaction. If we choose to meet the need, it is always with some judgment, … Continue reading

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Ajax, Odysseus, and philosophical approaches to fair compensation

This week I was lucky enough to wiggle my way into a lunch and learn with Dr. Paul Woodruff, among many things, the author of The Ajax Dilemma: Justice, Fairness, and Rewards. The lunch and learn was on the topic … Continue reading

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Culture as you leave is not as important as culture as you stay

Or try and get some things done. Read a great post by a former colleague, Ron Thomas, on culture and its importance to employee morale.   I agree with virtually everything Ron says, but as I read the article, what … Continue reading

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A Bore

A bore is someone who persists in holding his own views after we have enlightened him with ours. Anonymous

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Conscious vs. Conscience

Conscious is when you are aware of something, and conscience is when you wish you weren’t. Anonymous

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Mimicing

Children are natural mimics who act like their parents despite every effort to teach them good manners. Anonymous

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Missing the boat on cloud computing

It pains me to hear that cloud computing is the “game changer”, the “hottest thing”. It’s what organizations need to focus on, and IT departments need to stand up. To focus on cloud computing is to miss the boat entirely. … Continue reading

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