Reliability


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This year, my quarterly bonuses are tied to my goals at the company. Last year, they were tied to membership sales goals and it frustrated me. I was only there to support sales, and I didn’t do any selling so it felt like meeting those goals was out of my direct control. Since they’re tied […]

February 3, 2017

Rearranging


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We rearranged the furniture in the office today. My boss is convinced it will increase productivity. I disagree. I’m a stubborn old man, but I disagree. Our office was given to use for a year free by the company investor who owns the building. It feels like an office that was leftover because no one […]

January 18, 2017

Heirarchy


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Everyone came in to work this morning ready to bitch and moan about something, myself included. I didn’t know it, but something yesterday put us all off. I think it stemmed from our boss announcing the bonus structure for the year, and it was much less than everyone anticipated and felt they deserved. Naturally. My […]

January 17, 2017

Summer weekend number one


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Kicking summer off right is essential to a good summer. You need to do it early on otherwise you run the risk of never kicking it off. I have succeeded at this during the past three days. Here’s how. To kick off the weekend, I headed out to the river with Lyuda and some of […]

June 6, 2011