Voice messages

Posted on Sun 05 December 2021 in blog • Tagged with Work, Communications, Accessibility

Apparently, some people think you should replace professional textual communications with voice messaging. Here’s why I think that that’s a bad idea.


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Creativity: How we lost it, why that’s bad, and how we get it back

Posted on Sun 21 November 2021 in blog • Tagged with Work, Communications

A summary of how I think we ended up where we are right now, and what we can do to get moving again.


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Meaningless Metrics, Treacherous Targets

Posted on Sun 14 November 2021 in blog • Tagged with Work, Communications

A quick introduction to Goodhart, Strathern, Campbell, Yankelovich, and McNamara.


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Warnock’s Dilemma, Objections, and Acknowledgements

Posted on Sat 30 October 2021 in blog • Tagged with Work, Communications

“Warnock’s Dilemma” is a classic feature of distributed, asynchronous, online communications. You can’t avoid it, you can’t work around it, but you can deal with it with two simple changes to your communicative behavior.


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This Meeting Should Have Been an Email

Posted on Wed 27 October 2021 in blog • Tagged with Work, Communications

If you believe that it’s just a silly joke or an overused trope, please read this.


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