Somehow this seems timely...

Anil Dash says:

There's probably a whole post I should write about the "my blog doesn't reflect the opinions of my employers" disclaimer that lots of people have to do, but suffice to say that I post about the work our company does because I'm genuinely enthusiastic about it. Sometimes my opinions don't agree with the company's and sometimes they do, and hey that's cool.

Personally, I would like to read that post. How about it, Anil?

I've toyed with the idea of writing one myself, but sometimes it's best not to poke the big dog with your stick.

Posted by jzawodn at September 07, 2004 08:53 PM

Reader Comments
# juan said:

Maybe that will become a new market for google or maybe Yahoo HotJobs, they could just implement a search tool to pull personnal information about employees and keep that updated regulary, with alerts when the content is work related.. Hmm that sounds evil.. therefore that should already exist.

on September 8, 2004 01:35 AM
# justin said:

it wont be long before TPS cover sheets have to go out on all blog entries, mmm'kay?

on September 8, 2004 08:56 AM
# Anil Dash said:

I'll definitely write it, just get me a couple hours free to compose and edit it. :) The dog I'm poking is a bit smaller, but it is an interesting problem for any company (and any employee) to face.

Hopefully your prodding will act as inspiration tonight. I'll try to post something soon.

on September 8, 2004 12:14 PM
# Pat Mullen said:

Why waste time and effort posting blogs about something you already invest enough personal resources doing? Manager types at many companies spend too many man-hours figuring out ways to cut your pay or eliminate your job, rather than figuring out how to create a productive work environment. Don't make it easy for them.

on September 8, 2004 07:04 PM
# cant say said:


as someone who works at a firm that caters only to a certain large country, and only gets $$ from said country, i was told NOT to post ANYTHING about my work to my blog. So my blog now has become a watered down has been/wanna be.

on September 8, 2004 08:36 PM
# Michael Bernstein said:

"[...]sometimes it's best not to poke the big dog with your stick."

Not to be crude or anything, but generally it's best not top poke the big dog with *anything*, let alone a stick.

on September 9, 2004 08:46 AM
# basileus said:

"big dog with your stick"
you right...
great words!

on September 9, 2004 03:50 PM
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