115. What You Missed In September
Two important things are happening to me right now.
First, I am creating something really cool that I’m very excited about and will reveal to you soon.
Secondly, the space bar on my computer is broken. Just typing this sentence is more frustrating than that DMV sloth in Zootopia.
I’m taking the week off from posting as I fix my darn computer. In the meantime, here is what you missed in September
Four Tricks to Increase your Productivity
I learned about these numbers many years ago and it changed my life. Especially understanding that our bodies work on 90 minute cycles of efficiency.
People often ask me how I can be so efficient. One of the secrets is to not work as long.
How To Have Constructive Communication
I’m on this kick now about all the things that are critical to a company’s success but are not taught to employees in any meaningful way. One of those things is how to have constructive communication. Shouldn’t we actually helping employees to stop being jerks?
It’s Called Empathy, You F%&%
I got a heckuva lot of emails and feedback on this post. Another in my series of things that are critical to a company’s success but aren’t taught to employees. In fact, it’s not taught to leaders either. Which is why the CEO of basecamp is my prime example.
You Know That Ass-u-me Saying? I Despise It
Assumptions are bad, the saying is worse. But assumptions aren’t the problem. A lack of understanding each other is.
I Don’t Like Fake Nice People
They’re fake. They’re not really nice. It’s all a front to hide something. And it annoys the hell out of me.
Ergo, In Conclusion, Hereto Forthwith
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