Every medium we use tells us a story, so this Management Monday we’ll look into story telling and a bit of showmanship and you’ll find out why I don’t really chose to watch music videos. There was a small ripple in the social media realm over Childish Gambino’s recent music video for “This is America”. […]Read more "Managing Interest: Harnessing Attention, Why I Don’t Watch Music Videos"
There’s a saying from Sun Tzu that if you put your forces on “dead ground” there is no way they cannot succeed. This has been generally interpreted as putting your forces and really your self in a situation where the only viable option is success. It’s about being at the end of the rope, low […]Read more "The Will To Succeed And Knowing When To Do Something"
This Management Monday we’ll look at capability in regards to its benefit to us and business as a whole, bringing in examples from games and other sources to give us a small look into its benefit. A capable individual is a desirable human resource in any team or business environment. Why? Because a capable individual, […]Read more "Capability: The Human Resource"
Today we’re going to look into a little bit of marketing and how it can actually damage your business. There seems to be a common concept that a trained professional is the end all be all for a job. While training is good it leaves out the human factor involved and the spectrum of quality […]Read more "A Trained Professional: A Manipulative Half-Truth"
Today we’re going to look at a couple of factors in online and real life solutions to problems. Specifically using independent contractors (of some sort) to help improve business (specifically customer satisfaction) and the environment that people live in. This post was inspired by recent actions of the support team of an online game I […]Read more "Bounties and Snitches: Independent Methods"
I recently saw a blurb, most likely self written, of an associate of mine. While he was rather direct and to the point with it there were some problems with it and we’ll be addressing some of those problems and tactics today. A blurb or bio is a piece of manipulation. It’s used to draw […]Read more "Self Advertising: Blurbs and Bios"
Since I over slept today, I thought might as well talk about somethings involving time management and scheduling. The two topics today are not taking too much on and doing it in a timely manner. Oddly enough the primary reason I accidentally slept in today was because I was trying out a new system of […]Read more "Setting Time Sensitive Goals"