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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
Nov
07
Peanuts cartoon gif:  Lucy, pulling the football away from Charlie Brown

Warm Take: Reading and Believing. November 8, 2021

Is The Discourse making you a better manager?
4 min read
Oct
24
Long shadows of 4 people, reflected on a tree-lined-gravel country road

Warm Take: Shadow Values. October 24, 2021

Are shadow values about how power works in an organization?
2 min read
Oct
10
Photo of a 1950s station wagon, from Beacon NY public school, bearing Student Driver placard

Warm Take: Advice. October 10, 2021

3 min read
Oct
03
Elementary school children on stage for a talent show.

Talent, part 1. October 3, 2021

4 min read
Sep
19
4 women winter hiking in Maine, amidst snow and evergreens

Warm Take: The Heroine's Journey Goes Mainstream (Media). September 19, 2021

For Theranos, how about more focus on the allegedly criminal acts at hand, and less on Holmes’ mystical power over powerful older men?
4 min read
Sep
09
Photo of hotel in daylight, neon sign "California Hotel," noirish vibe.

You can check out any time you like

Subscribers to On Management know that I send emails on Sundays, once or twice a month. Every couple of months,
7 min read