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Sorry, Dolly – 9 to 5 it ain’t now.

Sorry, Dolly – 9 to 5 it ain’t now.

Sorry, Dolly – 9 to 5 it ain’t now. The lines between home hours and work hours have been blurred significantly during the pandemic with remote work.  Even when going to the office was still the norm, the 40-hour workweek has been non-existent for a couple of decades for most people here in Silicon Valley. ...
Your Company Culture Starts with Recruiting. Don’t Fu*ck It Up.

Your Company Culture Starts with Recruiting. Don’t Fu*ck It Up.

Your Company Culture Starts with Recruiting. Don’t Fu*ck It Up. A lot of companies of late have been touting their incredible company culture. They extoll how their culture has enabled them to succeed and how people can have a lot of fun while co-creating products and services that their customers love. Companies often think about ...
The O in OKR Should Also Trigger Outcomes

The O in OKR Should Also Trigger Outcomes

The O in OKR Should Also Trigger Outcomes (and Not Just Objectives) Hello everyone! Happy February. Happy Valentine’s Day! Happy New Year (lunar calendar, the year of the ox)! We’re in the middle of the first quarter in 2021. I’m hearing from friends and colleagues who I’ve worked with in the past that they are ...
Let Them Eat Cake

Let Them Eat Cake

Let Them Eat Cake How do you proceed to eat an entire elephant? One bite at a time. Wait – I thought this was a post on cake? Why are you talking about eating an elephant? Let me get to that in a moment. (Unless you made an elephant cake, of course.) I’m not trying ...