Tag: Busines

The Bachelor Black Hole

A professional individual contributor is the personification of the middle class.  Initially PIC’s were not Individual contributors.. they were management.   Professionals got their start in complex jobs and middle management, entry level white collar.  You […]

10 things companies don’t want to pay for but employees need.

lunch breaks work / office space vacation time   health benefits unemployment insurance worker’s compensation retirement plans training cell phones / office lines / internet for work higher salaries

The Netflix Slide Deck, the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The Netflix slide Deck has been called the most important document to come out of Silicon Valley. It has some very good and bad in it…

Title Roulette

What’s in a title for a Professional Individual Contributor?

It takes six months.

The Professional Individual Contributor is a subset of the more common term ‘white collar worker’ (WCW).  I don’t use the term white collar worker because that WCW also encompasses management, both perceived (supervisor or director […]

Setup for Failure

Never believe it is as simple as when they say the last guy just didn’t do what was needed.

I see a reverse meaning in this..

The fact that a reverse transfer exists tells us all we need to know.

Burn and Churn, or everything old is new again.

Creating a system at odds with the needs of people is not visionary.

Warning Signs: Boundaries

You have to be cautious and do your homework!