Time

Just a thought: if you regularly give up planning and review time to deal with “now”, you have a future problem. We must make time to compare our progress against our goals. Otherwise, we get lost. Don’t let this slip! And I’ll try to do the same.

A Good Way To Engage The Public

Just read Ragan’s post about Southwest’s engagement via social media. They clearly get social media, how it’s about listening. I love seeing stuff like this. I found their desire to name their PR command center “The Listening Post” particularly telling. Compare it, if you will, with Wal-Mart’s choice of “War Room”. One implies collaborative, engagement, Read More …

My Email Frustration Du Jour

Let’s all agree to start using the “To:” line correctly. Senders:  Put people in the “To” line who have action items, or are otherwise the direct focus of the email. E.g.: “Carl, please take care of this”…blah, blah. Use the “CC:” line for people on the email for informational purposes.  Readers: Look in the address Read More …

Restarts

I’ve been considering my blog theme for some time. Though I love poetry (and still plan on writing), my interests are much more varied. My career has progressed over a wide array of industries and functions, all within the basic “general business administration” category. I’ve worried about shifting my focus, though. I’ve never been much Read More …