Tim Ferris Manages Up on Remote Work

As a software developer, it’s super weird that I have to manage and train my organizational superiors. It’s a notion that economists and business thinkers in academia generally rule out before the analysis, but it’s a real thing. Software development firms are sometimes spoken of as flat organizations, but in fact many teams are genuinely … Read more Tim Ferris Manages Up on Remote Work

Pamorama: 50 Top Tools for Social Media Monitoring, Analytics, and Management

[From John: This article is an amazing compilation of social media tools by Pam Dyer who runs a remarkable site. I realize it is not within the usual interest of the site to discuss things like this, but social media is increasingly important to politics and every other aspect of life and this was just to … Read more Pamorama: 50 Top Tools for Social Media Monitoring, Analytics, and Management

Vandivier Organizational Axiom

“Larger organizations have simpler goals while smaller organizations have more diverse goals.” Or, more rigorously: “Ceteris paribus, an organization with one less goal will never have a lesser number of potential members, where a potential member is defined as someone who has an interest in common with the organization, unless the organization only has one … Read more Vandivier Organizational Axiom