While the words in the title were never actually said in Apollo 13 control room, they are now forever interlocked with space travel. Many things can happen and are accepted – except for this one. I’ve seen many managers using the phrase often enough to trivialize it. More often than not, failure turned out to be a very viable option – the sole that realized. Even NASA, with all their hard work and technology, suffered some fatal accidents – usually quite spectacular.Continue reading “Failure is Not an Option – Well, Really?”
About one year ago, I wrote an article about monkeys and ladder experiment. Despite seeing someone posting it on LinkedIn at least once a week, it was never conducted. The analogy is useful as a brilliant explanation on how people in workplace can become conditioned to do something completely senseless.
Just because “that’s how we do things around here!” Continue reading “Rock That Boat”
How can you make sure your daily meeting is worth the time and make it better? See for yourself.Continue reading “Daily Screw-up (Video)”
First draft of this article started with “We live in busy times”. While that would make a valid observation of the world around us, it wouldn’t have been a correct one. It’s not that the times are busy.
It’s us making them busy. Continue reading “When Resting, Rest”
Three things to read and use when you consider starting your own business.Continue reading “Before Starting Your Business (Video)”