For a long time, thinking, good thinking, has been primarily outsourced to reading books. “Just read books, and your brain will swell, making you super smart and forcing you to wear a hat.” But is reading heavy bricks with dense material enough to become a great thinker and allow you to act appropriately in a constantly changing environment?
Why new ways of working? Why agile? Why self-organize? Why distribute decision-making? Why psychologically safe meetings? Why feedback, learning and experimentation cultures? Why not carry on as we are, top-down fashion? These are all good questions. The short answer is our organizations are complex, not linear! And that above all else, their fortunes depend on accepting this reality and on healthy human interactions. To explore this in more detail we’re going to start with some quick-fire history. Here goes.
Arm your kids with the right tools, and you’ll empower them against bullies – and stop them becoming one themselves.
Our home is burning. Rapid climate change is destabilizing our world. It seems our emissions will not fall quickly enough to avoid runaway warming and we may soon hit tipping points that will lead to the collapse of ecosystems and our civilization.
Go deeper on Better Human.
A new way to streamline your workflow on iOS, which you have not tried yet.
A fundamental lesson of Stoicism to reflect on.
Small changes that help you to be more intentional.
A short personal review.
I hated cold showers, and now they are my daily treat. I am sharing some tactics that worked for me to embrace the cold.