Chatting About Management

can you buy ivermectin over the counter I am sharing some of my thoughts on management, the kind of issues that I encounter quite often, and where my views are different than what you may read in a management book. This post is by no means an exhaustive list, just what you would hear when chatting with me. Experience is overrated We […] Read More

The Startup Team: 4 + 3 = 1

The days of building something really innovative on your own are long gone. Edison – the prototypical inventor – had a huge lab and many assistants. Steve Jobs led teams of innovators. I have been arguing for a while, in corporate environments and my blog, that no sane company should reward individual contribution/results and settle […]

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I Love Bureaucracy

I used to complain about “bureaucracy” all the time. I was trying to bring new technologies to Sberbank, and at every step I was slowed down by procedures that either did not apply or did not exist. And when they were applicable and had to be executed, another level of organisational resistance intervened, the “bureaucrats” […]

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Five Simple Rules

One of the “advantages” of working for a number of years is that you develop a small set of rules you apply to many (if  not most…) of the situations you encounter. The way you have those guidelines applied varies from project to project, however you need a way to make them known to the […]

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