IRL Podcast

I’ve been enjoying the IRL: Online Life Is Real Life Podcast by Mozilla. The podcast, hosted by Veronica Belmont, went live in June. Our online life is real life. We walk, talk, work, LOL and even love on the Internet – but we don’t always treat it like real life. Host Veronica Belmont explores this […]

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What Is a Mind Map?

What is a Mind Map? “A mind map is a diagram used to visually organize information. A mind map is hierarchical and shows relationships among pieces of the whole.[1] It is often created around a single concept, drawn as an image in the center of a blank page, to which associated representations of ideas such […]

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“Great Teams are less like ‘awesome machines’ than awesome organisms”

“A MECE breakdown takes something – say, customers – and segments them into a series of categories that do not overlap, but together cover everything. Customers might be divided into “paying customers” and “non paying customers“ I’m most of the way through Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World by General Stanley McChrystal. The book […]

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Good Read: Rework

REWORK by Jason Fried & David Heinemeir Hansson (founders of Basecamp) offers a fresh look at work, Operating Models, and Organizational Design. If you are a manager, leader, organizational designer, or someone who wants to positively influence organizational design and culture you’ll find that this book is just packed with interesting observations, insights and inspiring […]

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