A podcast for those wanting to learn or improve their English - great for any ESL or EFL learner. Visit us at http://www.eslpod.com.
December 14th, 2015
Episode 325 of 464 episodes
Sometimes trying to make things better only makes them worse. Learn why in this episode. Slow dialog: 1:34 Explanations: 3:15 Fast dialog: 16:32 Alice: I can’t hear you over that hammering. When are these renovations going to be done? Dilbert: They’re already two weeks past the scheduled completion date and I can only guess at the cost overruns. Alice: It feels like they’re never going to finish. Dilbert: I know. When the renovations were announced, I was glad to hear that the office would be reconfigured for better use. Alice: Me, too. Dilbert: The upgrades sounded good – new lighting fixtures, flooring, and sound-deadening walls and ceilings. Alice: I was looking forward to an updated look with new built-ins. This old furniture shows lots of wear and tear. Dilbert: Yeah, now all I want is to be rid of all this dust. Who can work with this racket? Alice: Heh? What did you say? Did you say you can’t hack it? Me, neither! Script by Dr. Lucy Tse
Jessica Helfand and Michael Bierut explore how design works within complex organizations to shape decisions, ideas, products, and more. Guests include clients from many industries and designers in many fields. Recorded at the Yale School of Management.