I am a manager / I am in control / As the local delegator I offer no guarantee at all

Ryan Carson in No Managers: Why We Removed Bosses at Treehouse: What if we removed all management and simply empowered everyone to choose what they do every day? We laughed at first and then the conversation turned serious. We had hired talented and motivated people. Did they need managers? This is brilliant. Brilliant because it shows […]

Abandon ship?

I’m in the middle of a book that I think I should abandon but I can’t. I should abandon it because the quality of the writing is noticeably bad. Either it’s clichéd or, in trying to avoid cliché, it’s risible in its attempts to coin a new turn of phrase; the characters are badly drawn […]