How We Manage Stuff
By David Alan Grier
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Stories that make you laugh and think. And think deeply. Imagine a cast of characters trying to make their way through the bleak promise of the modern industrial landscape. Machine Intelligence to the left of them. Disruptive Innovation to the right. A boss often absent from the scene. And the wrong person for the wrong decision at the wrong time front and center. This is How We Manage Stuff. An episodic drama about the working world. Human characters who are trying to make something of themselves is a turbulent time. Anna the intern. Vinny the Venture Capitalist. Jameela, the data scientist. Evelyn the Office Manager. Rohit from IT. Sulley from PR. And of course, Maddie, the business leader of the future, currently a student at The Lillian Moller Gilbreth School for Disruptive Innovation. No promotions. No sales. No advocacy. No best practices. Just a story. A sharp, insightful, story that strips away superficial ideas and asks you to think clearly, unconventionally, and ultimately, deeply. How We Manage Stuff is produced by Djaghe LLC, David Alan Grier Executive Producer.
||CleanWhat does this paper mean?||You don’t, and that”s the point. It’s the contract that holds you together. Not your history. Not your friendship. Not anything else. The contract. Offer. Acceptance. Consideration. That’s it. And what does that paper mean when things start||7 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWe’re talking Tech. We’re talking Coffee.||A quick review. Our crack consulting team has gone to Hamburg Germany. We’re dealing with the problems of consulting. Our client transports coffee. It sounds like it should work. A.terall our team likes coffee. They like it very much.||1 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhen the Client Leaves the Premises||You don’t, and that”s the point. We have a company. We have a consulting team. And we believe we have a client, though it would seem that the client is not sure that he would have us. Days after the HWMS team arrived at BKL,||25 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDo you Indeed?||You don’t, and that”s the point. None of know what we are doing when we going into a new organization. We don’t know the history. We don’t know the power structure. Sometimes, we don’t even know the goals.||17 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Beginning is Chaos: Starting to Consult||How do you begin a consulting job? In thunder, lightening or in rain? It is chaotic at the start. You move to new offices, meet new people and start to appreciate new responsibilities. Our podcast has been hired by a German firm – a logistics provi||9 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAn Invited Commentary||In an invited commentary, the CEO of Embisivile Frien’ addresses the problem of harassment. It is a general problem that needs to be addressed in the tech industry but it is a specific instance that Madison wishes to discuss. Cast: Vinny,||30 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Series on Consulting? As a Podcast?||The heart of the matter. Do don’t know what it is until you’ve done it. You don’t understand why it is hard, until you’ve done it internationally. The crack cast of How We Manage Stuff prepares to depart for Germany. At one level,||24 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWe Read It: The Great Convergence||Globalization. It seems to be a term of another era. Simpler. Less chaotic. Quieter, perhaps. Civil, if that remains a relevant concept. In this episode, we return to that idea as part of our recurring series “We Read It So You Don’t||18 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|