YOU'RE FIRED!

Jeffrey Booth booth2 at husc.harvard.edu
Tue Jul 18 08:30:08 MDT 1995


	
	Is this Yuppie shit serious?  If it is:  get fucked you capitalist
bastards!  I thought the downturn in computers and real estate buried
this crap...

On Mon, 17 Jul 1995 OWNERSHIP at aol.com wrote:

> Soft-pedal it all you want by calling it a "reduction in force",
> "downsizing", whatever.   The fact is, you have heard these words, or will at
> some point in the near future unless you take Ownership of your talents and
> skills.
>
> The workplace is changing faster than ever before in the history of mankind.
>  In order to fit in, you, I and everyone who works needs to become an expert
> is what we do and find a way to partner with a company so we can both
> succeed.
>
> I've been in your shoes and have Coached a lot of people through the process
> of identifying where they fit into the future workplace.  Last fall, I put my
> thoughts into a book entitled, The Unchained Worker.
>
> Here is an overview of The Unchained Worker - Principles of Ownership in the
> Workplace, and what people are saying about it.
>
> Ownership inspires and motivates us to take action, to protect and improve
> what's ours.  We own our talents, experience and capabilities.  When we put
> them in partnership with a company, the future is ours to make........
>
> What is Ownership?  It's a new perspective for all of us to use when dealing
> with our jobs.  Ownership is a mind-set, an attitude that forces you to look
> no further than yourself to secure your future in the workplace.  It's the
> catalyst for superior individual performance within companies.  It provides a
> common vocabulary for workers to excel as individuals.  Ownership motivates
> people to develop their talents and bolster individual performance.  It puts
> success in their hands..........
>
> Table of Contents.
> 1.  Take control of your future with Ownership
> 2.  Ownership is a vocabulary for success.
> 3.  Ownership is a problem solving tool.
> 4.  Ownership exercises your brain.
> 5.  Adjust your attitude for better performance.
> 6.  Ownership starts with common sense.
> 7.  Ownership is the workplace of the future.
> 8.  Get work done more efficiently with Ownership
> 9.  How Mis-applied responsibility holds you back.
> 10. Ownership in Action.
> 11. The principles that will guide your success.
> 12. Ownership is an Adventure
> 13. Ownership unleashes your performance.
>
> The intended audience is everyone who works.  There are 142 pages with plenty
> of graphics and illustrations.  It's about a 2 hour read total.
>
> Here's what people are saying about The Unchained Worker:  I've always
> believed in the individual's desire to succeed.  Creating the right
> environment is the key.  Ownership will work in any organization, Great stuff
> - Dennis Erickson, Head Coach Seattle Seahawks.  Inspirational! Fantastic!
> What a wonderful book.  It made me think about things I've never considered.
> Thanks. - Staci Clevenger, Assembly line worker.
>
> I want to wish you the very best of luck in your careers.
> Jeffrey C. Petkevicius
>
> Cybernetix Inc.
> 14817 N. Jennifer Ct.
> Mead, WA 99021
> (800) 517-4268
> FAX: (509) 467-9573
> Ownership at aol.com
>
>
>
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