Category Archives: Office culture

Oversell Hell

Brad Feld is an investor and entrepreneurial visionary. In the article linked here he cautions entrepreneurs against the sin of exaggeration. "[W]hen I oversold something," he writes, "we ended up starting a new client relationship with expectations that were far out of line with what we could deliver." This exaggeration places...
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Telecommuting is common, but so are the suspicions around it. Recently, corporate policy at Yahoo was modified to dramatically curtail employees working from home. And Hewlett-Packard soon followed suit. Is working from home a clever way to get caught up on one's laundry backlog or to orchestrate a three-day weekend? Even if the intent is sincere, often...
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