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...
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...
Commencement

Commencement

GRADUATION & NEW LIFE Commencement  JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group 27 June 2019 This past Tuesday evening, I had the pleasure of attending a high school commencement ceremony. More than 500 young adults were beginning a distinctly new chapter...
I Hate it When I’m Right

I Hate it When I’m Right

As many people know (especially my wife), I hate it when I’m right. Case in point:In 2015, I wrote a post called, “Highways of Algorithmic Morality”. It was about an ostensible study conducted by three sociopathic nitwits from the Toulouse School of Economics in...