Started off to pen my random thoughts and ramblings. Now, its become more travel based and lesser of random thoughts.
But it will always be "Random Thoughts on non-trivial matters"
Equal parts offbeat travel blog and equal parts about other things that interest me.
Help assure their employees (especially those working in particularly creative or complex jobs) have the chance to spend at least part of their working hours in “flow”; the uninterrupted, highly concentrated state where the best and most innovative work tends to get accomplished.
Create an environment where employees generally feel challenged and energized – vs. so bored that they lose interest, or so pressured that they burn out.
Make sure meetings feel useful and productive (he encourages asking employees to rate meetings and offer suggestions for improvement).
Encourage and require learning. Slavet notes (and I couldn’t agree more) that the “ability to learn is like the compounding interest on an investment: after two or three years, a relentless learner stands head and shoulders above his/her peers.” He suggest regularly asking employees what they’ve learned and how it’s helped them, their customers, or their teams.
Establish a 5:1 ratio of positive to negative interactions with your employees.