Weekly Reports

May 9, 2019

Weekly Report 19-20

  • “STRATEGIC PLANNING IS A PROCESS, NOT AN EVENT. Generating a comprehensive document only to use it as ‘show & tell,’ then collect dust on a shelf, is a waste of time & money. The Plan should be a ‘living’ document,... Continue
  • May 1, 2019

    Weekly Report 19-19

  •  ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN CHARGE: AI now monitors ‘productivity’ and “automatically generates warnings and terminations without input from supervisors” at Amazon fulfillment centers. At one facility, failure to meet productivity benchmarks (i.e. quotas) based on “proprietary metrics like customer demand and... Continue
  • April 23, 2019

    Weekly Report 19-18

  • SMARTPHONES GET CLUTTERED WITH STUFF WHICH SLOWS THEM DOWN AND WASTES TIME. Some tips on managing your usage more efficiently: (1) Delete apps you don’t or rarely use, especially for services where a website is just as convenient; (2) Launch... Continue
  • April 20, 2019

    Weekly Report 19-17

  • HAPPY HOLIDAY WEEKEND.  JOHN STEWART’S HYSTERICAL PERSPECTIVE ON EASTER VS. PASSOVER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AiIM1Z5LKLc&feature=youtu.be  20 MILLION ADULTS AND OVER 5½ MILLION KIDS ARE HAVING A ROUGH ALLERGY SEASON. In California, it started early, with pollen counts among the highest ever, thanks to... Continue
  • April 12, 2019

    Weekly Report 19-16

  • RECRUITING MILLENNIAL JOB CANDIDATES REQUIRES DIFFERENT STRATEGIES than many managers are used to. Critical elements include: “(1) Making the candidate comfortable & relaxed so they open up; (2) Listening more than talking; asking open-ended questions that invite expansive answers (versus... Continue