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Manage to Engage

Aug 26, 2019

In the last episode, I made what may seem like a bold claim: busyness very well may be what destroys us as a species.


But I’m not exaggerating. Busyness makes you stupid; It clutters your mind, and when your mind is cluttered, you don’t think as effectively, you’re not as conscious, you’re not as aware, and you...

Aug 19, 2019

Over the next three episodes, we’re going to get back to the basics of busyness and recuperation.


We’re going to analyze why we, as individuals and as a society, put such a high value on being busy, both consciously and subconsciously.


Because when we tell ourselves we’re busy, I think we’re all just lying...

Aug 12, 2019

In the last episode, I asked you what management might look like when a parent wants their child to put away their laundry – a tale as old as time, or at least woven fabric.


Because, if your parents regularly remind you to do things, over and over, you will probably become a manager who nags their employees. The...

Aug 5, 2019

In the last episode, we established that supervision is when people don’t take things as far as they can without a manager following up or offering assistance; it is the act of making sure that someone does what they already know how to do. Management, on the other hand, is when someone takes something as far as they...