101 Questions to Ask in One on Ones. Tons of questions to help prompt discussion and feedback in 1-1 chats with people on your team. Jason breaks the 101 question up in to topical sections. The last two are my favorite tips. (via Michael).
Diligence isn’t a personality type, it’s a skill we learn.
So, now I come to the part where I make my plea: no new tools, please. If you are interested in improving how people work, you should devise methods for work, manners of behavior, and methods of decision making. Document your ideology and apply it with existing tools, so nearly anyone can follow along.
Working from home. Matt Gemmell’s tips, tricks, and advice for working from home. The tip on buying a nice chair is key. Ensuring that you’re happy with the physical environment goes a long way.
This actually means, “it wasn’t important enough.” It wasn’t a high priority, fun, distracting, profitable or urgent enough to make it to the top of the list.
The paradox of poverty is that tomorrow is unpredictable but the future never changes.
our communication is no less real for its delivery via pixels rather than sound waves, and the remote-by-default habit ensures no one is disenfranchised.
They’re Watching You at Work. A look at how people analytics are affecting hiring practices within companies.
10 things I expect new hires to know on day one. Neat list of things Cameron Moll tells those joining Authentic Jobs.
The Expendables: How the Temps Who Power Corporate Giants Are Getting Crushed. In-depth look by ProPublica at the temp worker industry. Includes some geographic and socioeconomic breakdowns of the impact of temp work.