The Power of the Pen

by | Oct 4, 2021 | Leadership

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Do NOT Automate My Report!

In my early career, I was a programmer at a big company, and I wrote a program that would create a report that would save the VP of Ops a lot of time.

I was called to his office, expecting to receive praise and thanks, and I was colorfully handed my ass on a platter. 

You see, filling out the report by hand was a weekly ritual that helped him really see and absorb what the numbers were telling him.

I think there are lessons in that interaction, and that’s what this week’s post is about:

This video was originally posted on LinkedIn.