Unusual Subroutines

The blog and musings of Christopher Allen-Poole
Entries for date "2017"

A Short Thought on Happiness

Happiness matters. The bottom line matters, too, but happiness matters more. You might have the most talented of sales forces. You might have the best team in existence. They might be the best in the industry and work well together, balancing each others strengths to create stronger whole. Your employees might love you and your company. They might be the most trustworthy and loyal possible. They might even be related ... Continue reading »


Recently I've been doing a number of interviewing potential hires at my company. I have one question which I put in every interview, and the answer/reaction is one of the most important What is something you're excited about? I ask this question for several reasons. It lets me build rapport with the candidate. I can readily ask some follow-up questions, or at least ask them to tell ... Continue reading »