Is Alone Time Important For the Workplace?

Is Alone Time Important For the Workplace?

A benefit of less, or no meetings is having enough “alone time” to let creativity flow and accomplish more without interruption. 37signals also prefers co-worker interaction to be the exception rather than the rule. Fried explains, “The conventional wisdom is to be together all the time. I think it is poisonous. Having too much of […]

Lost Season 6 Preview

Lost Season 6 Preview

Two facts about me: I don’t like seeing hard work go unnoticed Despite Gary V’s insistence, I love LOST For those two reasons I wanted to take a break from business/marketing discussions and share one of my friend’s LOST Season VI Preview (Embedded Below). It’s extremely thorough and the design is tasteful and engaging. If […]

5 Keys to More Successful Meetings

5 Keys to More Successful Meetings

It’s not that I hate meetings. I just hate pointless meetings. You know the ones. I’ve had a lot of meetings the last 4 ½ – 5 years. I have friends that work for big organizations that spend more time in meetings than they do actually doing work. Meetings are disruptive. Sure they might break […]

A Quick Rant on Favors

A Quick Rant on Favors

Something I’ve been thinking a lot about lately is the nature of favors, particularly the dynamic between the two parties making the exchange. When Jackie asks me to edit his weekly report, I don’t hesitate because he’s also my editor (and he probably makes less mistakes than me). But how about that friend that always […]

Staying on Top & The Gen Y Blogging Trend

Staying on Top & The Gen Y Blogging Trend

I probably read about 50-100 blog posts a day. A good half of these are probably business/marketing/social media related; down from nearly all I read about 6-8 months ago. In truth, that’s still too many, but I live in constant fear that someone is reading more than me, thus knowing more than me. [In reality, […]