Recent articles from Greg:
One way to get me to do almost anything is to call me a chicken. As a matter of fact, just inferring that I’m a chicken is usually enough. I even do it to myself to motivate me. Which is how I ended up asking for a 100% raise and a $10,000 bonus. […]
Moe Szyslak is a crappy entrepreneur. He’s crappy at lots of things, but he’s a really crappy entrepreneur. The only reason his tavern hasn’t gone out of business in the past 26 years is because it’s not real. That being said, sometimes he comes close to not sucking. In the middle of Season […]
On October 13, I wrote a blog post called “Without Risk, There is No Passion.” Melinda Guillemette left a very insightful comment that deserved its own post in response. Greg – I’ve been thinking about this for a day or so. I know you’re right about the relationship between risk and passion, because I […]
Check out this graph that summarizes the findings of my scientific study of accountants’ typical response to change. Our typical response is fear. Not because we’re accountants, but because we’re human.
An advertising agency in Minneapolis is bribing its employees with beer to get them to turn in their timesheets. This officially puts time tracking on the same level as having unprotected sex — many people only do it when beer is involved. The firm enacted the program by developing The Tapserver, a beer-for-timesheets robot. […]
Read the title again. Sweet, right? I totally came up with that myself. And it’s totally true. Without risk, there is no passion. Prove me wrong, sucker. I googled “without risk there is no passion” to see if anybody else ever thought that same thought that I thought. Here’s what I found: