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All Too Familiar

Published on 9 Mar 2012 at 3:21 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Manifest Masquerade, Thanks for Playing.

Derek Lowe: …”a bunch of cells in a dish and a bunch of rats in cages. They determine what I’m going to work on next. And they can’t be coached for success, and they don’t care how much team spirit I have, because they don’t listen to me.”

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Quote of the day, maybe the decade

Published on 3 Mar 2012 at 9:50 am. 1 Comment.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Technopolitical, Design, Interface, and Usability, Health and Safety, Legal, Law, and Courts, Government: Federal, State and Local, Main Stream Media.

The means became ends in themselves….

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Still Not Getting VoIP

Published on 3 Nov 2008 at 12:14 pm. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business.

Y’all must be tired of me banging on about this…..

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In it for the money?

Published on 12 Sep 2008 at 9:44 am. Comments Off.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Manifest Masquerade, Business and Corporation Related.

The “right” answer is, “Everything I’ve done up to now was either in support of this one over-riding goal to work in Acme corp’s mail room / get an MA from City State U or was a side track I had to tolerate to get here.

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Review: On Truth

Published on 7 Feb 2008 at 2:27 pm. Comments Off.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Brain Trust.

Frankfurt says, “It is well known, of course, that a cavalier attitude toward truth is more or less endemic within the ranks of publicists and politicians…”

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More ways to infuriate your customers

Published on 29 Nov 2007 at 12:42 am. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Service With A Smirk, Business and Corporation Related.

I honestly don’t understand why terrible customer service is so common. It isn’t that hard.

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Net Neutrality

Published on 1 Nov 2007 at 10:28 am. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business.

What’s Fair? What Isn’t? - Libertarians face a moral choice.

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Listening to Experts

Published on 26 Sep 2007 at 10:44 pm. 2 Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business.

At least the ones you pay good money for

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Requiem for Foleo, and a Prediction

Published on 10 Sep 2007 at 11:15 am. No Comments.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business.

Palm had the right idea - it’s time to re-invent the personal computer.

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Stupidity

Published on 5 Sep 2007 at 11:06 am. Comments Off.
Filed under The Cargo Cults of Business, Manifest Masquerade, Pathetic Success, Brain Trust, One Corporation Under God, Business and Corporation Related, Main Stream Media, Public Relations and Marketing, Humor.

Or, why hire an expert if you’re not going to listen?

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