Issue 24

The Working Mother’s Manifesto: This is How We Do It
July 4, 2006 - By: Carol Evans
24 Carol Evans encourages working mothers (and fathers) to ask their organizations for what they need to attain a healthy balance between work and family. ...


Non-Geeks are Not Morons: The Change Function Model for Adopting Technology
July 4, 2006 - By: Pip Coburn
24 Pip Coburn uses his Change Function model to contend that new technology should be inspired by the users’ practical needs, not only the technologists’ lofty vision. Check out a podcast with Pip here. ...


Strategy and the Fat Smoker
July 4, 2006 - By: David Maister
24 David Maister offers advice on how to fight strategic flab and make change happen by encouraging a diet of good habits and short-term goals. ...



Issue 23

The Rewritten Rules of Management
May 26, 2006 - By: Tom Ehrenfeld
23 In this hard-charging manifesto, Tom Ehrenfeld directs our attention to Bill Swanson's act of plagiarism and asserts that by letting Swanson get by with a slap on the wrist is like letting the Enron folks off with a small fine and a few hours of community service. ...


Owner's Guide to Difficulties
May 26, 2006 - By: Peter Albert
23 When you feel the tension building in that space between your shoulder blades, or you lay in bed at night unable to stop that film replaying all the days stresses, use Peter Albert's techniques for handling all life's difficulties. ...


The Eyeball Artisan
May 26, 2006 - By: Chris Ballard
23 Sports Illustrated columnist Chris Ballard offers an inspiring story of an unusual man who loves an unusual job. This excerpt from Ballard's book, The Butterfly Hunter, is certain to ignite your search to find your true calling. ...


Management Advice: Which 90% is Crap?
May 26, 2006 - By: Bob Sutton
23 The way business advice is sold today makes it difficult to cull the good from the bad. With refreshing candidness, Bob Sutton shows how to divine diamonds from dust with these guidelines. ...


Crafter's Manifesto
May 26, 2006 - By: Ulla-Maaria Mutanen
23 Ulla-Maaria Mutanen explores the increasing popularity of crafting in this celebratory call-to-arms to everyone who enjoys getting their hands dirty once in awhile. ...


Killer Instinct
May 26, 2006 - By: Joseph Finder
23 Best selling thriller novelist, Joseph Finder, introduces us to a dynamic (though fictional) sales expert, Jason Steadman, to illustrate key techniques for selling with killer instinct. ...


Citizen Innovator
April 26, 2006 - By: Eric Von Hippel
23 Who knows the most about a product? The creator or the user? Take, for example, surfboards. There is a whole population of surfers whose everyday focus is to maximize their experience in taking a wave. The best experience is found using the best board. Thus, the experts are the users. Von Hippel shows us that across many industries, information technology especially, ...




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