One GIANT Flow Chart
It was an interview with the Chairman of the Board of a publishing company. We had just taken a break. I came back from stretching my legs to find six 4ft. x 8ft. foam core boards that made one GIANT flow chart, supposedly outlining the publishing process in complete and total detail.
I thought, “Ohmygod. They’re one of those kinds of companies.”
He said, “So, what do you think of that?”
I said, “I believe it was very useful for the folks who put it together.”
I usually think of work situations like I would a dating relationship You don’t date a guy thinking you’ll change him. That I took this job thinking I could change this company was just wrong. [Read more…]