Writing a flop

Writing a flop

Alan Jay Lerner, a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, once said, “You write a hit the same way you write a flop.” You’ve probably heard of this phenomenon countless times from artists and leaders alike. Songwriters talk about the throwaway tune that ended up...
Productivity and value

Productivity and value

Productivity is being debated anew with the overnight shift to remote work. Without all of the usual metrics managers use to gauge work effort—from specific performance metrics to “bums in seats”—it’s getting harder and harder to tell what the output of our workforce...