Category: Work

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The Goal is to explain Goal-oriented Thinking

Ha… How’s that for a title 🙂 OK… Back to topic: “Goal-oriented thinking” is a term being vomited by HR-specialists and TED-speakers since the invention of employment, proving its usefulness by statistically being used as in just about 100% of job interviews. Due to its...

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Delegate, Delegate, Delegate

As a leader, you are only as good as people you have the privilege of giving instructions to. This is a quote, my own I might add, that has been following me for some time now. I am a borderline workaholic. Better put, I am...

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Manipulation: follow up.

I really felt like my post regarding a sort of altruistic type of manipulation served as an introduction to a very interesting subject: There’s an urge inside all of us, especially service providers, to think that all your customers are either stupid or just plain unfriendly. I mean, my customers have often told me the same thing, since they are themselves offering support to a third party and often come across questions that defy logic.

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Is manipulation really such a bad word?

Over the last months I have become the proud owner new communication skills, which are skills usually underestimated by newcomers to the professional field and, more often than not, are decisive for not only a successful but also stress-free working environment.

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What works…

There was kind of a bigger discussion this week at work with regards to leadership and, more importantly, its execution. You see, “goal-oriented” is one of those words that people like to spit out like it’s their own invention whilst letting their [bad] instincts strive,...

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Is teamwork utopic or just feasible?

After shortly flipping out in front of my team and taking a one week vacation (not related) I came to ask myself: Is true teamwork a wishful thought created by cheap self-help groups or truly a magnificent form of achieving greatness? Since I am now...

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Paying for my sins!!!

What you can learn in a few months, when it comes to programming, is amazing. There is a similar experience between my two main professions, screenwriting and web-programming, which is to look back and past work and want to HURL!

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Discoveries

It’s amazing, what you can do with CSS… I work with a bunch of tech guys and none of them know that. Let me start at the beginning: I started working on websites about a trillion years ago, but only about two years ago I...