Next time you’re thinking about delegating, ask yourself: Is this something I am uniquely suited to do? If not, be like the orb spider.
Whether we like it or not, we live in a capitalist economy and that means people work for money. We managers know that, we are doing it ourselves. And yet, we feel entitled to mess with people’s lives every time we have a new job opening? Bullshit.
While the use of email tags like RE: and FWD: have fallen out of use, our behavior hasn’t changed. That’s a golden opportunity.
If I could give one thing to America, it would be a gift basket of words it has forgotten it ever had.
Bushwalk is such a gloriously Aussie word. While Americans vigorously hike and the English ramble or roam, Australians, mate, we just go for a walk, you know, in the bush.