NonsenseAtWork

NonsenseAtWork

By The Chief Nonsense Officer
Nonsense stops you from being successful. Nonsense is always at work. It never stops. That’s the bad news. The good news is that there is always some sense in nonsense, if you look for it. The Chief Nonsense Officer aims to help you make the nonsense at work work for you (in 60 seconds. No more, no less). Make contact via cno@nonsenseatwork.com
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#15: The sticky memory in balanced threes
 Use this trick when giving a talk and you want your message to stay standing even after the audience has left. 
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July 23, 2019
#14: Science made me shifty
The human face is mentally demanding, and so, to focus my brain, I look away. To think.
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July 18, 2019
#13: Why I look away to give you a thoughtful response
I learned long ago that looking away keeps stray thoughts at bay.
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July 16, 2019
#12: Don’t only build your strengths
Your strengths might make you a superstar for a while in one special  area, but those same strengths might make you a dysfunctional manager,  parent or spouse. 
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July 12, 2019
#11: Whistle as you (stop) work
Remember when we had a time limited for work? It was called the 8-hour day and the 40-hour week. 
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July 10, 2019
#10: The three most important words I have learned
When a leader makes a statement, outlines a plan or offers a solution, followers stop thinking.
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July 3, 2019
#9: Periodically pull the plug to wipe your life
What do you do with too many emails, too many text messages, too many articles saved for later? You don’t cut out, shut down or stop saving, do you?
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July 2, 2019
#8: How your curvaceous bottom can lead to liking (your job or project)
Don’t give up when it feels like you’ve hit bottom. That’s where you find the curve that takes you to the top.
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July 1, 2019
Please match your content with context
If you want to act a part or show off, then use a stage. If you want to build a solid foundation for a concept or a career, then use a platform for support.
01:00
June 28, 2019
Why I expect nonsense in every cubicle, corner office and boardroom
From that day onwards I treated organizational life with a great deal of suspicion, expecting nonsense in every cubicle, corner office and boardroom. I have inhabited them all and nonsense has not disappointed.
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June 27, 2019
Slow down, you speak too fast
Speaking too fast is a common mistake. We know that we can listen faster than a speaker can speak, and so when it is our turn to speak, we speed up.
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June 22, 2019
What has me dumbfounded and keeps me flabbergasted about amazing, astounding and astonishing teamwork
It is ridiculous for business teams to try to be like sports teams. And it can be dangerous. Here’s why.
03:50
June 22, 2019
Why nonsense happens at work
Organizations are strange concoctions. They are staffed with people who agree to strive for collective objectives in exchange for individual rewards.
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June 22, 2019
Why nonsense is abundant
Why is nonsense so abundant? Because it is a natural, renewable resource.
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June 22, 2019
Why Nonsense At Work Will Be in Little Bytes of 60 Seconds
The Chief Nonsense Officer explains why future episodes will be exactly 60 seconds in length. (More on www.nonsenseatwork.com)
02:22
June 21, 2019
Introduction to Nonsense At Work
What is nonsense (at work)? Why is there a podcast about nonsense at work? Does nonsense have a purpose? How should you react to a podcast on nonsense at work? Answers supplied in this episode. (More on www.nonsenseatwork.com)
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June 21, 2019
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