Common goal and incentive structures in large companies

In small companies, keeping a common goal is simple. There is probably only one product and hence product goal equals company goal. Messing up incentives is hard (but of course not impossible) as people should be rewarded for making that single product more successful. For increasing sales, improving the product or making it more stable. … Continue reading Common goal and incentive structures in large companies

Wittiness – Aristotle’s take on management

There are truckloads of books, seminars and courses on the latest and greatest management theories. But is the latest and greatest really what we need or are developments in management theory primarily making the wheels spin for the people who invent them and the institutions that rely on teaching them. Can a man that lived … Continue reading Wittiness – Aristotle’s take on management

Startups, health and you

Your startup dies with you — but you shouldn’t die with your startup. — Jesper Reiche I’m not sure whether I can actually claim that quote — but I could not find it elsewhere, so until proven otherwise — I plant my flag. As simple as the quote may sound it’s worth repeating and remembering. In that sentence lies two very important pillars … Continue reading Startups, health and you