Delegating is a Subset of Teamwork

The following are some lines I’ve heard bosses tell their subordinates when the latter are feeding back about difficulties in their jobs:  “Be creative.” “Just do it.” “Don’t give me problems.” “If there’s a will, there’s a way.” “I can count on you.” “That’s what I pay you for.” “That’s what I hired you toContinue reading “Delegating is a Subset of Teamwork”

Cultivating Passing Thoughts into Aha! Moments

The late Isaac Asimov was a famous author who wrote science fiction stories (e.g. the Foundation series) and essays.   In one such essay, The Eureka Phenomenon, Dr. Asimov writes how some scientists made great discoveries out of the blue.  He cites: Archimedes who, while taking a bath, solved the problem of determining the volumeContinue reading “Cultivating Passing Thoughts into Aha! Moments”