Jtal’s management tip #4: destroy

So you’ve tried explaining why you need someone to do their job. You’ve tried bribing them with treats. You’ve tried threatening them with the consequences of their actions and STILL … Continue Reading →

Jtal’s management tip #3: threats

Maybe ‘threats’ is a strong word. Maybe I could call it the sterner side of reasoning. But that would be less interesting, probably. Sometimes playing nice will get you nowhere, … Continue Reading →

Jtal’s management tip #2: bribery

Listen, sometimes reasoning will get you nowhere. Sometimes people don’t want to listen to rational explanations, and sometimes you’re so stressed you can’t physically hear reason. Sometimes it’s Tuesday morning … Continue Reading →

Jtal’s management tip #1: reason with them

It’s not a very entertaining way to start off, but oh well. I do try to treat everyone upon first interaction as though they have a brain and can use … Continue Reading →