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This. Every Day.

And, often two or three times a day. It really speaks for itself. God I hate meetings. Advertisements

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On the road again. Part 2 – The Destination.

This week I’ve been traveling for work and thought it would be a good opportunity to provide my thoughts, as random as they may be, about this long strange trip I’m on. You can find Part 1 here. This is … Continue reading

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The Weekly TPS Report – April 5

Cinco de Abril…just doesn’t have the same ring as Cinco de Mayo. Nonetheless won’t stop me from cracking open an ice cold Corona (or 4) this evening (afternoon if I’m lucky). So, now that the week is over what have … Continue reading

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Wanna get punched in the face? Schedule a meeting.

If you’re like me you spend an inordinate amount of your work day in meetings. So much of what we do involves working with others that it’s hard to avoid them. Yet, so many meetings are true wastes of our … Continue reading

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WDMW – Life

Welcome to What Distracts Me Wednesdays. Normally, I use this weekly (ok mostly weekly) forum for providing you something that you can use to distract yourself from the rigors of work and life. Today, however, is a little different. You … Continue reading

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I know how Dilbert feels

This has been a super busy week. Combine that with a pretty solid case of writer’s block and that leads to a lack of posts for this week. Many of you have commented to me that based on the stories … Continue reading

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The Weekly TPS Report – June 29

The fact that so many of you have meetings like those I typically have (see The Anatomy of a Meeting) both comforts and scares the crap outta me. Is it possible we all work for the same company? If you … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Meeting

People who don’t work in Corporate America have this notion that all real business occurs in big meetings, held in big conference rooms, with big chairs, filled with people who have big egos. While Corporate America definitely has its share … Continue reading

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Dear CV – I need to get out of this meeting

Dear CV, One of my coworkers who runs a project has weekly status meetings that probably 10 of us are invited to attend. When I say invited, I really mean have to attend – it’s a pretty high profile project. … Continue reading

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The Weekly TPS Report – April 5

Here we are already at Easter weekend. Kids are either just finishing up or just about to start their Spring Break. All of us “adults” are either having just another week or doing some family oriented vacation with all the … Continue reading

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