The CEO of AFA JCDecaux arranged a rather outrageous stunt to make a point to his employees about effective communication in the workplace. Over the course of a few days he arranged for his IT manager to intercept everyone’s internal e-mails and post them by regular, good old-fashioned snail mail. So a few days later each employee received a surprise, in the form of a honking huge whack of mail. Outrageous? Maybe. But the point was made, and the use of e-mail in their office plunged dramatically as employees opted to either pick up the phone or get off their chairs to talk to colleagues.
There’s a very cool book out called “10 and a Half Things No Commencement Speaker has Ever Said” by Charles Wheelan.
1. You Better Have Some Better Conversations This Week
This week is official “Better Conversations Week,” where we are
all supposed to be reminded of the importance of having well,
I guess better conversations than what we were having before.
I’ve often said (really, …