Category Archives: Perspective

Is your career languishing in BETA?

(This is part of the “Enhance perspective, assume control” series of posts.) If you’ve spent any time on the Web lately, you’ve likely come across the word “BETA.” Or stumbled across a site or service in BETA. Probably more times … Continue reading

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The No Asshole Rule

I love flying. If only because it let’s me catch up on all the reading I’ve been meaning to do. As per Amy’s “Assholes 101” post, I’ve been stuck trying to finish The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace … Continue reading

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Who said this?

(This is part of the “Enhance perspective, assume control” series of posts.) “If I look at the mass, I will never act. If I look at the one, I will.”

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Make every project a portfolio piece

(This is part of the “Enhance perspective, assume control” series) One of the things that always killed me about working on the corporate side of the desk was my perspective. I always felt like I owed something to “the Business.” … Continue reading

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Enhance perspective, assume control

One of my favorite scenes from the movie Blade Runner features Harrison Ford’s character, Rick Deckard, analyzing a series of photographs, using a machine that magnifies the photos to ridiculous proportions. To manipulate the machine, he calls out a particular … Continue reading

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