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Can You Quantify Everything?

Can You Quantify Everything?

Our desire to quantify everything is a crutch. Learn three reasons why we can’t always put data behind decisions and why it might be better to move on. If you enjoyed this episode, be sure to subscribe and leave a rating within your favorite podcast platform, e.g., Apple Podcasts, Spotify, etc.

How to Stop Micro-Managing Your Team Members

How to Stop Micro-Managing Your Team Members

It seems like all companies are racing to increase salaries and benefits to attract employees. What is missed among all the frustration is that money isn’t a strong motivator for employees. This is especially true in knowledge work, where taking someone from $150,000/year to $175,000 isn’t significant. Instead, people crave other non-monetary benefits. Where and …

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Are You Waiting for the Pandemic to Be Over?

Are You Waiting for the Pandemic to Be Over?

The post-pandemic fall that we all expected isn’t unfolding as we hoped. However, you still need to be ready for 2022. Do you have a strategy that will make the most of these uncertain times? If you enjoyed this episode, be sure to subscribe and leave a rating within your favorite podcast platform, e.g., Apple …

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Why You Should Forget About Making Data-Driven Decisions

Why You Should Forget About Making Data-Driven Decisions

One of the fascinating outcomes of COVID-19 is how much statistics revolve around our lives. It’s not like we never came across statistics but rarely did so many people engage with them daily. For some, COVID-19 cases and vaccinations are triggers for uncertainty and frustration. For others, they are simply becoming white noise. The constant …

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The Hard Thing About Trying to Predict the Future

The Hard Thing About Trying to Predict the Future

Trying to predict the future is a fruitless task. Learn how a recent trip to Costa Rica reinforced this lesson and how your company can avoid getting caught up in this psychological trap. If you enjoyed this episode, be sure to subscribe and leave a rating within your favorite podcast platform, e.g., Apple Podcasts, Spotify, …

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Two Lessons from Costa Rica’s Fight with COVID-19

Two Lessons from Costa Rica’s Fight with COVID-19

It’s been a few weeks since I last published a blog post. Truthfully, I have been on vacation and enjoying some time off. I had a chance to visit Costa Rica for a week, and it was fantastic. It was my first flight in almost two years, and it felt great to be back on …

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