How the hospitality model saves the goose as well as its golden eggs

Contrary to predatory pricing models where the party bringing in the traffic invoices initial traffic at a high price, decreasing as the volume mounts, hospitality pricing models have found an equilibrium in that they succeed in balancing the pressure to sell by the hotel chain - bringing in the traffic - with the pressure to … Continue reading How the hospitality model saves the goose as well as its golden eggs

Context reporting

Another link to an absolutely worthwhile article. Michael Lopp offers an excellent suggestion in the following article on context reporting. He suggests: "A context report documents the reason why (and to a lesser extent how) you’re completing these actions and I suspect this information is far more useful to everyone involved." I invite you to … Continue reading Context reporting

Questions to consider when choosing projects to support and fund

I'm very deep into some work and have limited time to blog, but that's an excellent opportunity to refer to work done by some great writers and thinkers, in my specific subject area. Here is an excellent article by Simon Perks, a former colleague of mine, who is now working out of his own organization … Continue reading Questions to consider when choosing projects to support and fund

Delegation versus empowerment

A continuous challenge Delegation is a continuous challenge for quite a few managers. Especially when they need to delegate critical tasks under their direct responsibility, the threshold to delegation can become very high. I have known and still know a lot of managers that would rather do the work themselves under those circumstances. Delegation failures … Continue reading Delegation versus empowerment