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Weed growing in crack in concrete

The sorcerer.

I love to bush-whack a path at work. This way, when it's time to delegate a task, I'm clear about how long it will take and the obstacles someone will likely face when completing it.  Last week I delegated a task and got the following pushback: "I can't possibly...

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Pretending to care.

Lots of companies have the word "care" in their mission statements. But in my experience, the care I get as a customer often feels fake.  It's as if companies have a "caring template" and are following an outlined script. "Welcome to, ABC Company.  I'm...

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44 hours saved.

I got an email from my supermarket saying that I've saved 44 hours this year by having my groceries delivered. Look what I helped to write with that time.

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Out of thin air.

A few months ago, I started doing grocery delivery. Today I got a message saying that I had saved 30 hours this year - a considerable chunk of time. Add the extra time I'm saving by working out at home instead of the 20 minutes drive each way to the gym. And then...

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Drafts

Want to make sharing your work feel safer? Add the word "DRAFT" to the top of the page. Instantly, you'll feel more secure hurdling your work into the world, where it belongs.

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The new “dinner party”

In the 1970s, my parents' friends gathered each weekend to catch up about life, their kids, and what plumber they were using.  Today, that same "dinner party" occurs on Google reviews, Facebook, and other online review sites. And while the people aren't friends...

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