Drawing the Line on Mandates in North Idaho

Josef S. is 101 years old. He served as a guard in the SS Nazi militia. He is now on trial, charged with accessory to 3,500 murders almost 80 years ago. At the time he was young, and just following orders. This young man, in his position, could not have stopped the Holocaust. He may … Continue reading “Drawing the Line on Mandates in North Idaho”

Managing Remote Teams

The Problem with Surveillance On several occasions, someone has engaged me in a conversation about software to monitor remote employees. If you have to install surveillance software, you’re doing management wrong. This article in the Washington Post describes precisely what you should not do. Monitoring employees in this manner is an invasion of privacy; it’s … Continue reading “Managing Remote Teams”

The Coronavirus And What I’m Doing

Panic. Mayhem. Stock market crash. Toilet paper shortages. School shutdowns. Is the Corona virus something to panic about? The Coronavirus, or COVID-19 is not on the top 10 things I’m concerned about. But because of the number of people bringing this topic up I thought I’d make a page I can point people at. Am … Continue reading “The Coronavirus And What I’m Doing”