The Plan

In the beginning was the plan. And then came the Assumptions. And the Assumptions were without form. And the Plan was completely without substance. And darkness was upon the face of the Workers. And they spoke amongst themselves, saying, “It is a crock of shit, and it stinketh.” And the Workers went unto their Supervisors ... Read More

The Brick Theory of Management

How to place new employees in the right jobs for them: Put 400 bricks in a closed room. Put your new hires in the room and close the door. Leave them alone and come back after 6 hours. Then analyze the situation: If they are counting the bricks, put them in the Accounting Department. If ... Read More

Buying a Parrot

A man entered a pet shop, wanting to buy a parrot. The shop owner pointed out three identical parrots on a perch and said, “The parrot to the left costs $500.” “Why does that parrot cost so much?” the man wondered. The owner replied, “Well, it knows how to use a computer.” The man asked ... Read More