Stop micromanaging & micromonitoring knowledge workers!

Don't hire rock stars then force them to play classical music!

Not finance. Not strategy. Not technology. It is teamwork that remains the ultimate competitive advantage, both because it is so powerful and so rare. – Patrick Lencioni, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team For years, I’ve been shocked and saddened so many tech companies have heavy-handed management and toxic work environments. Companies become great by fostering creative, collaborative, committed teams… not by collecting talented “individual contributors” and carefully counting how many JIRA points each racks up. [Read More]