David Amerland

The Meaning of Work

Every workplace and every business has processes. They are an efficient way to transform the energy of the employees into meaningful output and measurable outcomes. That’s how the business moves forward.

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The Value of Your Employees

Every company on the planet pays lip-service to the idea that its employees are valuable and that everyone working in the business matters. Until, that is, we look at bottom-line economics.

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That’s Not My Problem

We pay employees to get their work done. Job retention is subject to job performance. There is a whole apparatus arrayed around that designed to remind everyone that they have “work to do” and just get it done.

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How You Handle Mistakes

Everyone makes mistakes. All the time. The difference in an organization is that those whose mistakes have huge impact are usually in a position to hide them. Everyone else below them is transparent and subject to being censured.

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The Morning Start

Most businesses start the morning the same way: people get in, grab a cup of coffee and get on with their day’s work, which varies with each business.

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Mental Games

We always find it easy to address the things we see. The external factors. Clothes. Speech patterns. Quirks. Qualifications.

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What You Miss

In business there are always moans about what isn’t there. The quality of leadership. The commitment of staff. Organization. Experience. Resources. Budgets. Manpower. The market.

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What If…

We are gifted with brains that have helped us survive through the eat-or-be-eaten millennia that has led us to here. This moment in history when technology has made cooperation the virtue we must most assiduously cultivate.

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