Monthly Archives: July 2012
Every now and then I need a little help. I struggle with periods of low energy and motivation for my work, I lose discipline when it comes to healthy living, and I’ll be an inattentive husband or father.
If you’ve ever suffered from any of these, there’s help in Brad Rex’s book The Surpassing Life. Continue reading
Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People profoundly affected me. After taking command of the USS Santa Fe I thought I might apply some of his lessons to running the nuclear powered submarine even though it was essentially a personal self-help book. Continue reading
With sadness we learn of the passing of Stephen Covey today, aged. 79. Continue reading
Employee control is expanding to include control over hours worked. This concerns some managers. Ever since Taylorism took hold at the start of the 20th Century there has been a certain obsession with how many hours we work. Managers would obsess about when employees clocked on and off each day. Continue reading