...actually means, "this isn't important enough to me," or "I don't want to stop doing X to start doing Y."
Time is a nonrenewable resource. Every week the amount of time spent on social media sites like Pinterest, Instagram, and YouTube collectively sucks up billions of hours of what most describe as "spare time."
But wait, 10 years ago these sites didn't exist...
I believe in having the courage to disrupt a process that no longer provides value. I feel it is critical to ask "Why?" (here are the 5 whys) to get to the root of a problem. We need to ask "Why?" more often in Extension, otherwise we are doomed. Going along to get along and keep on keepin' on is not an innovative strategy. Drake Baer recently reported how Adobe abolished the annual performance review in 2012. I was inspired by the story of how Donna Morris went against all corporate orthodoxy by replacing Adobe's annual review system with check-ins. Here's what I learned:
Paul Hill, Ph.D.
I design, plan, and evaluate economic development programs for Utah State University.
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