Entropy, management, and xkcd 927

Posted on Sat 07 May 2022 in blog • Tagged with Work, Communications • 6 min read

As a manager, don’t try to negotiate with the laws of physics.


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Scaling the flat organization

Posted on Sun 16 January 2022 in blog • Tagged with Work, Communications • 13 min read

“We need a flat organizational structure in order to scale.” Or do we, really?


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Voice messages

Posted on Sun 05 December 2021 in blog • Tagged with Work, Communications, Accessibility • 4 min read

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 • 14 min read

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 • 15 min read

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


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