Posts made in April, 2011


More Remarkable Books – April 2011

This post continues my Remarkable Books Series that lists the books I have read recently and found inspiring or insightful. Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink. Researchers have discovered that using external motivators – what Daniel calls the carrot and the stick – is not only generally ineffective for creative, […]

How Should You Feel About Defects

I have recently observed myself and others having a variety of reactions when defects are found ranging between the extremes of elation and despair. How should we feel when defects are discovered? Should this vary by role? Role-Based Attitudes I will first answer this question on a role by role basis, starting with the role […]