Friday, February 20, 2009

During his tour to promote his book Jeff Jarvis visited the Mountain View headquarters and came away with a conclusion I can fully identify with...
[Got to BuzzMachine via my blogroll to read the full article]

"I rarely wish I were young but yesterday, I did. If I were younger and smarter, I’d kill to work at a Google (is there more than one?). Oh, I have no doubt that there are frustrations and inefficiencies and politics inside its walls; Googlers are still (for now) human. But I would love to have worked for a company where at least the culture decrees that the default is smart and the expectation is learning and the response to problems is finding solutions. For those who think I admire Google too much, yesterday didn’t help."

How I long for an employer or client whose 'default is smart'!

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