Yes, We Have No Experience

Yes, We Have No Experience

Oh, no. Here we go again. If there’s a bandwagon anywhere in the vicinity, you can be sure Homer Business Review (HBR) will be jumping on it. And if that bandwagon has anything to with the plugging, promoting, or propagating of bureaucracy, you know HBR will be among...
The First Ten

The First Ten

ACCEPTANCE & BEGINNINGS The First Ten JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group 11 July 2019 The past ten days have been eye-opening for me. During this time, I’ve shared meals with folks I care about, gone on a relaxing vacation, gone zip lining for the...
What’s In a Name? (Part Two)

What’s In a Name? (Part Two)

This article — “The Case For The Chief (Employee) Experience Officer” — was written by a young man. You can tell it was written by a young man because he believes the way to remedy the stultifying, aliening effects of bureaucracy is to create more bureaucracy:As...
The Story or the Facts?

The Story or the Facts?

STORIES & INDEPENDENCE  What’s More Important: The Story or the Facts? JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group 3 July 2019 Tomorrow is the Fourth of July, otherwise known as Independence Day. It’s the day on which our forefathers declared our...
From the Mailbag: Volume Six

From the Mailbag: Volume Six

After our last mailbag, the deluge of correspondence we received filled all 314 floors of our building, from the the cheap linoleum tiles underfoot to the cheap acoustic tiles overhead. Our ability to respond to all those letters was hindered by the Fire Marshall, who...