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For Innovation, Treat Me Like A Child

Mark Mzyk March 16, 2009

Here are several quotes from Scott Berkun’s The Myths of Innovation: Teams with healthy idea life cycles are easy to spot: ideas flow between people easily and in large volumes. Teams that innovate are great places for ideas to live – like happy pets, they’re treated well, get lots of attention, and are shared among […]

A Culture of Trust

Mark Mzyk January 16, 2009

A culture of trust would be the ultimate corporate environment.  Just uttering the phrase brings to mind visions of the ideal work environment.  Fill in the blanks however you see fit, but for me it would be having a say in the projects I work on and being left to my own devices to determine […]

The Myth That You Can Be Google

Mark Mzyk March 13, 2008

I suppose I’ve propagated that myth with certain posts of mine.  But that was a post on achieving technical success like Google, not on working like Google. Scott Berkun has a blog post about the false beliefs that surround Google’s 20% time (the policy that Google has that engineers get to spend 20% of the […]