Weekly Reports December 2016

December 22, 2016

Weekly Report 16-52

  • TWO-THIRDS OF COMPANIES HAVE “CULTURES THAT ARE NOT ALIGNED WITH LONG-TERM VALUE… An organization’s culture is defined by a set of shared beliefs, decisions and behaviors, all determined by the organization’s primary focus” – goals or mission, innovation, customer or... Continue
  • December 22, 2016

    Weekly Report 16-51

  • • DEFINITION FOR THE YEAR: We’re in the POST-TRUTH (aka POST-FACTUAL) POLITICAL ERA, which Wikipedia defines as “debate determined largely by appeals to emotion disconnected from the details of policy, and by the repeated assertion of talking points to which... Continue
  • December 9, 2016

    Weekly Report 16-50

  • GENERATION Z IS THE MONIKER NOW APPLIED TO KIDS BORN AFTER 1990; they are projected to comprise 20% of the workforce by 2020 and differ from Millennials in attitudes, expectations and workstyles largely because they’ve been “shaped by the recession…... Continue
  • December 3, 2016

    Weekly Report 16-49

  • HOLIDAY SCAMS UPDATE: (1) Hundreds of counterfeit ‘Pirate’ retail apps now compete to steal credit card information and/or to infect your device with malware. They claim links to brand-name companies (like Nordstrom or Jimmy Choo), so best to check the... Continue
  • November 24, 2016

    Weekly Report 16-48

  • “SQUANDERED WORK TIME ORIGINATES FROM DYSFUNCTIONAL WOKPLACE DYNAMICS – more commonly known as People Problems.” The biggest timewaster is often unproductive meetings which result from: “(1) Ambiguous expectations from managers, combined with a default desire for teamwork, which can paralyze... Continue