Successes & Failures
We love to succeed with you. That means trying hard, knowing that probably one in six things we do will provide results that make up for the other five. We need to try hard, fail hard and fail fast so we can all move on to the successes.
What is also true is that we don’t succeed with all of our clients. Any company that doesn’t tell you about their failures is suspect in our eyes. The greatest baseball players of all time fail 70% of the time. We do our best to match our clients with our culture, and when we do that right, we have enriching long-term relationships. We don’t say yes to everyone just as you shouldn’t say yes to us just because you like our web site.
Have you ever drawn straws at work to see who would be tasked with getting this week’s data sculpted into a shape your ERP recognizes? You already know that your employees work best when they are given tasks that challenge and excite them. The trouble is that reality gets in the way of that ideal […]Read More
The worst thing about computers is that they do exactly what you tell them to. The life of a web developer is full of little gotcha moments where you realize that, through errant keystroke or lack of coffee, you’ve told the computer to do the wrong thing. These sorts of typos are quickly fixed, usually […]Read More
Reviews: Books, Tools, & More
We regularly review up-and-coming technologies, strategies, and processes. We've recently starting compiling our findings here.
“Whether you accept it or not, you are a project manager. Sure, you may identify as a designer, content strategist, developer (or any of the many roles and titles there are in our industry), but as a human being, you are a project manager.” — Brett Harned, Project Management for Humans, p. xiv Brett Harned’s […]Read More
“OKRs may be called a tool, or a protocol, or a process. But my image of choice is a launch pad, a point of liftoff for the next wave of entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs.” – John Doerr, Measure What Matters, p. 241 John Doerr has spent decades pitching the benefits of the Objectives and Key Results […]Read More