Trendy Business Trends are Trendy

Cross-functional teams are valuable because, as you can see, the cross-functional paradigm leads to many more arrows and brightly colored circles.


OH. MY. GOD I hate trendy business trends with the intensity of a thousand white-hot suns.

#wasteoftime #pureuncuthorseshit #probablywhyineverrosetomanagement

“Hey, we’re not selling enough of our product. I know! Let’s call in an artist with an art degree and no sales background or knowledge of our sales process and waste his time trying to make him solve a sales problem!”

“That’s a great idea. But make sure you give the artist absolutely no warning that our company is even attempting this trendy business model in the first place. Just add him to a bunch of mandatory meetings and don’t offer any explanation or justification for wasting his time!”