Some companies are much better at performance development than others. Similarly, some managers, directors, and executives are better at it than others too. I've seen some leaders who simply copied the company goals onto their people's performance development forms. I've seen others who add a bunch of personal goals that...

I still don’t have my method for linking between pages when I use a book file with cross references between chapters or sections and move it to the website. I’ve seen some people talk about previous and next for blog posts, but I’m using the book contents as a Jekyll...

Can the troubleshooting approaches that work with other systems also work for the complex system that is leadership. I contend that it can. The same principles apply just in a different context. Trust, but verify, problem evidence 1 Document your steps early in tough issues 1 Consciously use a logical...

Today I started a new Jekyll site from scratch. I successfully got all the links and content working, but I broke the theme I had been using. Next weekend I’ll need to figure out how to use a theme so it looks nice too. Even my CSS is not working...

We built hydroponics towers last year. They work great. This year, I accidentally killed all the strawberry plants that my spouse bought because I got in a hurry and put the tomato solution in that tower too. The lettuce worked great. The strawberries died. Recently I built three hydroponics boxes....