EppsNet Archive: James Bach

The Way to Get Rich

The way to get rich in this world is mainly by making people feel large hope about a small exertion (i.e. “six-second abs,” lottery tickets, voting in an election, maturity models, and stuff like that). If you want to get rich, do not tie yourself to the truth. — James Bach Read more →

Jack Welch Can Blow Me

I’ve learned a lot from James Bach, but when I looked at his new blog , I couldn’t get past this sentence: I had no idea Jack Welch, former CEO of GE, was such an interesting thinker. Jack Welch!? Really?! Jack Welch is Satan in a suit . . . Read more →

James Bach on Software Testing

Jerry Weinberg has suggested that “it works” may mean “We haven’t tried very hard to make it fail, and we haven’t been running it very long or under very diverse conditions, but so far we haven’t seen any failures, though we haven’t been looking too closely, either.” In this pessimistic view, you have to be on guard for people who… Read more →