Tag: Caustic Competition

Algorithmic Management

Q: What is the scariest thing that exists for Professionals? A: Algorithmic Management!

Carrot and Stick

There is an imbalance in who has the ability to use both the carrot and stick.

The Economist: Where are the middle managers

In my long form writing project I’m at a point where i’m on the corporate environment chapter.  One of the books main thesis is that Professional Individual Contributors (PIC’s) exist in a world with little […]

ROWE, ROWE, ROWE your PIC

What is one more way to make a professional into a contractor?

You MUST make sure you understand your environment in the Professional World

It is critical to understand your work reality or you will be tremendously unhappy!

GIGity ECONomy

  Here is an interesting little ditty from the NC Labor and Economic Analysis division about the GIG Economy.  It touches base on the GIG economy, saying that the gig economy is a tiny fraction […]

Don’t Think outside the lines

  In a world where Professional Individual Contributors work so closely together, then conflict between someone who thinks outside the lines and someone who thinks inside them is inevitable.  

Loosing Focus

I have a friend who works in finance.  She’s got a job that is tremendously detailed.   She spends long days, especially during tax time, from before the sun comes up to when the sun goes […]