Monthly Archives: September 2011

(*) How can I trust .. after being betrayed by a friend?

Painful, isn’t it? This is not the end of the world, but dangerously close to it. Once you recover from the worst pain, run the quick check-list to see who is to blame and whether there is any need and … Continue reading

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(*) How can I trust .. fast?

You cannot. Slow down. Real trust needs time to develop, so that it is unlikely that you can get it fast, unless things really suddenly ‘click’ – it happens, but do not count on it. The only thing you can … Continue reading

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(*) How can I trust .. top managers (part two)

You cannot. Mostly because you have nothing in common with them. You share no past, and you share no future. They live in their own world, and you have no access to this world. They could have equally lived on … Continue reading

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(*) How can I trust .. top managers (part one)

Indeed how can you trust them? You cannot and should not, because they are likely to be less human than you might have thought. In a way they may be aliens. Seriously. Negative selection increases chances that your top managers … Continue reading

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(*) How can I trust .. in a virtual team?

Virtual team is a cheap modern surrogate of a real team. Virtual team means that the task at hand is not important enough to warrant a real team. It is a cost-cutting exercise. It is not a place of a … Continue reading

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