Refactored 072: "Rules of the Road"

Wherein Chris is undercover law enforcement and Frank is a consummate demotivator.

published Jun 28, 2022
Show Notes

Refactored #072: “Rules of the Road”

On this episode of Refactored…

  • Frank runs through the “Rules of the Road” (guidelines for fostering heatlhy creative discussion):
    1. Reserve judgement
    2. Raise alternatives, not protests
    3. You are not your ideas
    4. Always converse at a round table
  • The guys agree - leaders should speak last.
  • Feedback: Dave asks, “What are your suggestions for building a sense of “team” with everyone working remotely?
  • The pick of the week is demotivational material by Despair. Some of our favorites:
    • Motivation — If a pretty poster and a cute saying are all it takes to motivate you, you probably have a very easy job. The kind robots will be doing soon.
    • Teamwork — Because none of us is as dumb as all of us.
    • Consulting — If you’re not part of the solution, there’s good money to be made prolonging the problem.
  • … and much more!

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