Internal Red Tape and the Future of Work

Thanks to our emerging technological revolution, today’s most promising employees are finding themselves in the driver’s seat when it comes to employment in 2019. With new terms like Corporate Culture, Employee Experience, and Work-Life Pendulum, the balance of power at work is starting to see a shift from leadership to employees.

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Should We Trust Climate Surveys?

What humans say they want and what they really expect can be completely different. Take, for example, the notion raised by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (@nntaleb): People say they prefer quiet, roomy restaurants with no wait…”Yet they flock to loud, cramped restaurants with a 50-minute wait. Never ask people what they want. Watch what they do.”

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Follow-Up on Anonymity Being Weak

Rip Red Tape received some angry criticism with this previous post on anonymity. Dozens of readers found it important that folks be able to speak their minds without consequence to themselves personally. They found it harsh that we would suggest that anonymous...

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Broken Window Theory at the Office

Broken Window Theory at the Office

Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani cleaned up New York City by understanding the broken window theory. The theory suggests each problem that goes unattended in a given environment affects people's attitude toward that environment and leads to more problems (see Ivy...

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Binary Honesty vs. Spectral Honesty (Part 1 of 2)

Binary Honesty vs. Spectral Honesty (Part 1 of 2)

Google the term binary honesty and you will find that it does not exist. That's because we just invented the term, having defined it as follows: Binary Honesty: Marked by truth in an either-or scenario. For example, the question "Do you follow Rip Red Tape...

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