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Build Products That Solve Real Problems With This Lightweight JTBD Framework

Anyone can build products. Not everyone can build products that solve a real problem and land product-market fit.

How to get over „never good enough“

Learn to spot unhealthy perfectionism, understand its emotional sources and find a way to silence that self-critical voice.

You’re delegating. It’s not working. Here’s why.

Many managers know the supposed benefits of delegation: It offers the opportunity to develop employees, while removing tasks from your never-ending to-do list. But many individuals find themselves frustrated that handing over a tasks or project doesn’t work. They discover the work isn’t done right or on time — or worse, they end up spending even more time fixing the problems than if they’d done it all

IDEO’s new podcast asks food world visionaries about the future they want to see

On a chilly December morning, Bri Warner gave us a tour of her kelp facility in Saco, Maine. The room was filled with giant tanks of seawater containing thousands of baby kelps. “We change their tanks constantly,” said Bri. “We play them music. When nobody's looking, I'll lean over and be like, ‘Hi, babies.’” On another occasion, we spent an entire afternoon chatting up Larisa Jacobson of Soul Fire Farm, a BIPOC-centered community farm committed to ending racism and injustice in the food system.

The rise and fall of getting things done

How personal productivity transformed work—and failed to.


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