From Manager Tools email “Things I Think I Think”.
If you don’t know exactly how your work is noted and valued by a paying customer, you’re not thinking clearly, or you’re too far away from the customer.
Quoting Drucker: Results only exist on the outside. Inside an enterprise, there are only costs.
This applies to both for-profit and non-profit enterprises.
There is no “x” in “espresso” … but then again there is no “t” in “pizza” either.
I ran into this phrase in a Think Geek ad, Googled it, and found this:
“One source characterizes the relationships as “platonic, close, opposite-sex couplings, with no romantic strings attached.””
Let me just say, I’m happy that my “work spouse” is my actual spouse. (And, just to be clear, it’s non-platonic and there are romantic strings attached! 🙂 I <3 working from home!
“My love of pi is irrational.”
The Straight Dope
Fighting Ignorance Since 1973
(It’s taking longer than we thought.)
And/or they’re amazing. Take your pick.
May be updated later.
Some people when faced with a problem think, I know, I’ll use distributed computing. Now they have n2 problems.
My wife is a bit of a weather geek. So while I was surfing xkcd this evening, I did a dramatic reading of http://xkcd.com/1126/, The Saga Of Epsilon And Zeta. A good time was had by all.