Category Archives: Management

A COVID-19 related question

And a general working environment question: What do you do if your boss don’t believe that COVID-19 really is a problem or a threat and proceeds to ignore the official guidelines? I am quite sure my own boss doesn’t suffer … Continue reading

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Salaries are never fair, but sometimes they are unfair

It’s a discussion I have on a regular basis, as I have for a very long time been in positions where salaries are discussed and negotiated, not just my own. I recognise that people ignore me when I say that … Continue reading

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We might be evil, but we are not stupid

This is from the James Bond movie “Diamonds Are Forever”: See the sign on the wall in the evil lair? Even Blofeld is not stupid enough to think that his minions will be able to perform their duties in an … Continue reading

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The future is decided by optimists

Over the long term, the future is decided by optimists. To be an optimist you don’t have to ignore all the many problems we create; you just have to imagine improving our capacity to solve problems. — Kevin Kelly This … Continue reading

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Who knew you should have invested in plexiglass in January?

Had an interesting Zoom today with a group of architects and office planers. A nearly 100% sell-out of plexiglass and plastic/cloth office dividers. One very large tech company—just today made an order for ~5000 that just about zeroed our all … Continue reading

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Thin air

Here’s an analogy for organisational hierarchies: The lower you are the more your vision is obscured by hills and mountains. The higher you are the thinner the air is.                  

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Paid sick leave

When a company doesn’t give their employees sick leave not only are they saying they don’t care about their employees they’re also saying they don’t care about their customers — Jennifer Gunter I am happy to live in a country … Continue reading

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Jeg synes at regeringens beslutning er rigtig

Det er klart at der er mange flere smittede i Danmark end vi ved, og hvis vi skal forsinke eller bremse udviklingen skal der ske noget drastisk. Kurven jeg så forleden knækkede ikke – det var bare manglende data. — … Continue reading

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How are you going to lose?

Seth Godin: The math is compelling. You’re going to lose most of the competitions you enter. How could it be any other way? With a hundred or a thousand or a billion people completing, only one wins. Which means that … Continue reading

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The 30-hour work week

It could be more or less that 30-hour, but we are beginning to hear stories about how companies are cutting back on work hours (without reducing pay) and getting the same or higher productivity. And always, when you dig a … Continue reading

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