Jason Fried on “The Managerial Entitlement Complex”

Jason Fried’s post titled “The Managerial Entitlement Complex” raises some great questions about our ideas about work, productivity and the compromises we feel we should make.

If you want capable teams, don’t boss them around

Bossy people don’t create capable teams, they create the functional equivalent of well trained German Shepherds. Don’t be that boss.

The flipside of treating employees like children

There are two perspectives on treating employees like children. The one is harmful (as you may imagine) and the other can be very positive.

Better management

Having been a manager and an employee, managed as part of a team, techniques for and examples of effectively management is pretty interesting to me. I have been listening to a great podcast discussion about this and I wanted to share that.

Anyone using @Lightroom to manage photo libraries?

Is anyone using Lightroom to manage a photo library? I’ve been using Picasa but I am considering switching my habit to Lightroom to manage my libraries (I already using Lightroom for all my photo editing). I need to be able to manage photos on multiple drives which preferably update dynamically (I know I can also […]

Facebook should not have won but MySpace "blew it"

I just came across this video of Sean Parker speaking last year at Fast Company‘s Innovation Uncensored event in New York City. Interesting and forthright take on Friendster’s and MySpace’s blunders which paved the way for Facebook’s success:

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