yet, we forget that accommodations already exist: • Developers are provided with higher salaries • Accountants require less ongoing training • Sales teams are given expense accounts • Some get a $600 IBM and others a $2,000 Mac
Happy to be “Not Unhappy” Where most of us spend our time. Unsustainably Happy Temporary love for the job. We must know when to let go and we must remember that a raise, promotion or special project is not a long-term solution to an unhappy problem.
activities, want to be creative, and want to succeed at work. Given the right conditions, employees will seek out and accept responsibility and exercise self-control, self-direction and creativity. The Human Side of Enterprise by MIT professor Douglas McGregor
for an opportunity to: Pool Resources maximize down-time for group beneﬁt Inventory Management produce forward to stay ahead of schedule Self-Management Satisfaction have greater ownership over creative endeavors Collaborative Environments work with teams outside the norm Enhance Skill-sets work with skills beyond the day-to-day Supply Chain Eﬃciency ensure inherent organizational synergy
“in the 5th ﬂoor conference room at 10am”. Our best ideas usually come to us elsewhere: • While jogging or in the shower • Right before bed or as soon as we wake-up • When we’re thinking about something else
is the way we hire, the way we communicate, the way we collaborate, as well as the way in which we learn and grow. • We must advocate to be our own HR team • We must ﬁght for our own budgets • We must take better control of our own Comms • We must learn to run our team like a business