I had a colleague who claimed that he needed just 3 to 5 hours of sleep per day, a superman in disguise. The rest of us need 7-9 hours per night in order to stay fully functional. And that means about 8 hours of sleep, not tossing and turning in bed. There are volumes of […]
It took a few thousand years to realize that horses can be harmful, and then one more century – to figure out same about the internal combustion engine. It is quite possible that soon we’ll learn something totally mind-boggling about the effect of the artificial magnetic field on the human existence, from the Earth axis shift to a possible time warp. We don’t know what we don’t know.
I support and respect the Millennials for their choice of premium beer. It is amazing to see how real life confirms certain fundamental principles that are valid for business as well as for personal growth! From the article penned by a qualified Millennial @Kate_H_Taylor in @businessinsider, it is obvious that their choice is inspired by […]
No, not the one you think. And I am not surprised. You need a paradigm shift. Imagine reading something like this: Healthy Sex: Indulge your “sweet tooth” — the healthy way. Adding a little spice to your sex life is not off-limits in the […] Clinic Diet. Here’s how you can have your muffin and […]
Ever noticed that Lean is very similar to Weight Watchers? Both promise the moon, have a cult-like following – and both fail to deliver sustainable results in most cases. Did you know “repeat customers” are a mainstay of the Weight Watchers’ strategy? The Lean approach is not much different. Other popular fad diets to compare: AGILE = […]
A very Lean process Improvement history, with key milestones from ancient times – to our days. Feel free to add important events or correct the math.
This is an old classic dating back to late 18th century. The author, Voltaire Cousteau, is allegedly related to both Francois Voltaire and Jacques Cousteau. The text was translated and turned into a dinner talk in late 1970ies by a French scientist working in the US. Perhaps the guy moved from science to management and realized that quite a […]
Today is both Pi Day and Albert Einstein’s birthday. Is that a coincidence?
Storytelling is an effective coaching technique, but it is rarely used in project management. Fortunately, the history of mankind is replete with wonderful examples of projects delivered by individuals who lived long before project management as we know it was born, so we can learn from their mistakes.
Meetings are a vital part of a manager’s daily routine. The number of meetings you have booked on your calendar defines the level of your importance in the corporate food chain and is a good indicator of your future potential in the organization. Therefore, every aspiring manager must do his bit to expand the number […]