Anne Libby On Management

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May
15
Chicago's Music Box theatre on an early winter night, neon sign, marquee, people bundled up, bits of snow on the sidewalk.

Coming Soon

3 min read
May
01
Red, yellow, blue, and white signal levers near train platform/tracks; caboose receding into the distance.

Warm Take: Leverage

On delegation.
3 min read
Apr
24
Hiker standing on a rock above an icy mountain lake, fog obscuring the mountaintops

Warm Take: A Great Discontinuity

Reckoning, again and again, with a new state of affairs
5 min read
Apr
03
My workplace needs, cartoon pyramid: self care, clear goals, belonging, recognition, growth, contribution

Warm Take: Surrender Dorothy

4 min read
Mar
27
Black and white image, many electrical towers in the foreground, forest and mountains in the background

Warm Take: Power

On the invisible org chart -- and I promise, you have one.
3 min read
Mar
20
Yellow handset telephone, rotary dial, probably from the 1960s?

Warm Take: Feedback

Accurate feedback can be hard to come by
4 min read
Mar
13
TV screen, showing colorful, quiltlike pixilation, lots of blues and greens with splashes of red and black

Adam, and Elizabeth, and Travis, oh my! Supporting Members #17

The first time as tragedy, the second as entertainment
9 min read
Feb
13
An man helping a tween girl docking a red canoe, with an older man riding in the stern

Competence: On Management #48

“…The best lack all conviction, while the worst / Are full of passionate intensity…”
10 min read
Jan
16
Winter forest, snow-covered wooden bridge reflected in a stream, surrounded by snowy banks and trees

Warm Take: It's still Groundhog Day

Did anyone else re-watch *Contagion* in an attempt to assert a small measure of control over our current circumstances?
6 min read
Dec
05
Garden made, manicured green hedges organized around a central circular edge, with a tree growing in the middle.

Warm Take: The Resignation is actually not that great

It has attained meme status. It may not be real.
4 min read