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The Hiring Circle of Nonsense

January 1st, 2018 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips What do companies want from job candidates? I wish they would make up their mind, but I’m just that kind of person. Let’s go around this little goofy circle Companies won’t hire you unless you walk in with a certificate, a.k.a., a college degree. Companies don’t like what colleges teach (see link) […]

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Tags: Decide · Education

and Why Not

November 9th, 2017 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips We can’t do this, too. Why not? Let’s do one thing each day that moves us towards that. This is the kind of thing that Seth Godin writes. I don’t write this kind of thing. And why not? I don’t know how to do it I’d be stealing from him It isn’t […]

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Tags: Change · Decide

The Play (Project) Isn’t Over

October 23rd, 2017 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips The most important decision about a project may be when we say, “It is over.” Watching college (semi- or mostly-professional) football this weekend. Several times today I see a 19 to 21-year old score a touchdown and in great glee make enough of the wrong motions to be flagged for excessive celebration […]

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Tags: Clarity · Decide · Management

The Tides and Decisions

August 3rd, 2017 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Sometimes people decide simply on what washes in and out with the tide. It works sometimes, but I don’t recommend it. The tide comes in. It carries things, deposits them on the beach, and it goes out. The tide comes in. It picks up what is on the beach, and carries it […]

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Tags: Choose · Decide · Management

The Opposite of Synergy—Yet Another Example

April 13th, 2017 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Often, the individual members of a group don’t understand what the group has decided. This is wonderful. I found a discussion online where persons who care about words were trying to invent a word for the opposite of synergy. No one suggested the obvious—the US Congress. Politics aside, or maybe politics of […]

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Tags: Communication · Competence · Decide