Tag Archives: Nicholas Carr

A business writer can get all wrapped up in analogy and metaphor and I try to avoid going down that road too far, but the dog-and-tail comparison is too vivid not to exploit.  In this post I build around the premise that the most important leadership tasks are to establish clear direction for the organization and then to convince […]

“For too many of us, slowing down to examine things is not entertaining, and that’s too bad because it’s mandatory that we take the time to understand the machinery of our lives if we are to modify that machinery to produce the results we desire.” That’s a quote from my book, Work the System: The […]

People ask me the same questions over and over so it seems reasonable to answer them here, for the record. I’ll do this in two parts. Part Two is here. –sc Q. What is the Work the System method? A. Per a simple change in mindset, it’s a fast and logical way to get control of one’s life.  Life-control includes being […]