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  • Jason shared from Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It: The Results-Only Revolution by Cali Ressler, Jody Thompson
    When your employees aren’t performing, talk to them. Find out why and rather than focus on how hard they’re working or the amount of hours they’re putting in, focus on the work itself. What do they need to do to succeed?
  • Jason shared from Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It: The Results-Only Revolution by Cali Ressler, Jody Thompson
    Because when business is war, you don’t have to respect people as individuals. Orders are orders. When business is war, you don’t have to trust them. Everything is on a need to know basis. When business is war, people aren’t really people. They are pawns in the chess game.
  • Jason shared from Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It: The Results-Only Revolution by Cali Ressler, Jody Thompson
    Sludge says: You’re not committed. You’re only valued based on the hours spent in the workplace. You’re not trusted to be left unsupervised. You’re not worth being respected. Focusing on the work says: Let’s stop pointing fingers and solve the problem. Let’s not get caught up in office politics and instead get the job done. There is no time for this bullshit. We have work to do.
  • Jason shared from Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It: The Results-Only Revolution by Cali Ressler, Jody Thompson
    When people have high demands and low control, their life is both hectic and miserable. There is nothing to figure out. They are trapped in a system that piles on the demands but denies them the control to meet those demands.
  • Jason shared from Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It: The Results-Only Revolution by Cali Ressler, Jody Thompson
    Today we do more work with our brains than with our hands, and knowledge work requires a different set of assumptions about productivity. Knowledge work requires fluidity (ideas can happen anytime, not just between eight and five) and concentration (being rested and engaged is more important than being on the clock) and creativity (again, you’re either on or you’re not on, regardless of the hour).
  • Jason shared from Why Managing Sucks and How to Fix It: A Results-Only Guide to Taking Control of Work, Not People by Jody Thompson, Cali Ressler
    When you treat people like adults, they act like adults. When people are treated like children, they act out.
  • Jason shared from Why Managing Sucks and How to Fix It: A Results-Only Guide to Taking Control of Work, Not People by Jody Thompson, Cali Ressler
    When you treat people like adults, they act like adults. When people are treated like children, they act out.