Meri William over at Geek | Manager blogs about the common myth that business equals productivity:
It’s really easy to mistake “busyness” for productivity. The folks always rushing around, having meetings and complaining about how busy they are certainly LOOK like they’re doing a lot. But the reality is that effort and output are not [...]
Apparently Email Free Fridays are catching on. Sport England announced a national ‘E-mail Free Friday’ in a bid to get people walking around the office in the UK. Veritas, US Cellular, PDB Worldwide Fulfillment services and others have all taken up the idea.
The movement appears to be gathering force in the UK where:
Came across this job listing a little while back:
Enterprise Technology Strategy Manager/Director Skills: Has directed technical teams to complete system implementations in multiple accounts and is still willing to do so.
Do you dive for the closest seat in a meeting? Sit next to your favorite co-worker? Sit in the back away from the table?
Deciding where to sit should be a conscious decision. Common wisdom is that sitting near the front of a class leads to better grades. This may be merely a fact of [...]
SD Forums opened up the registration for the Silicon Valley Ruby Conference a few days ago. So far they’ve got:
Charles Nutter and Thomas Enebo: The JRuby Guys from Sun Microsystems Asuman Suenbuel: SAP Josh Susser: Powerset “Ruby and Rails” Tom Preston-Werner: “Chronic”
It’s April 21 and 22, but no location announced yet. But JRuby, [...]