🔗 Core Needs: BICEPS — PALOMA MEDINA

BICEPS — PALOMA MEDINA There are six core needs researchers find are important for humans (both at work and in our personal lives). Each of us have a personal hierarchy for the six however: … Getting to know them is a shortcut to better communication, as well as greater inclusivity at work. Belonging Improvement Choice Equality/ Fairness Predictability Significance See also: Coaching Questions Cheat Sheet - Google Docs Getting to Know Others’ BICEPS Core Needs

February 8, 2024 · 1 min · 75 words

🔗 Power Bends Light

Power Bends Light | honkathon Here are some things I wish I’d known at the time: Power bends taste. … [because] Power defines what’s normal … Power bends accountability. … I started to notice that the thing most strongly correlated to their treatment was their power on the team … Power bends meaning. … it can change the meaning of everything you do and say. … Once I started watching for how newly-acquired power distorts the meanings of everything, I started seeing examples everywhere … To help organize my thoughts, I started abbreviating this phenomenon with a phrase: power bends light....

September 19, 2023 · 1 min · 173 words
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💭 “The Business” considered harmful

Few corporate speak expressions annoy me in as much as these 2 words: 😬 “The business” This is a pet peeve of mine, for sure. But beyond that, it’s important we stop covering decision makers behind “The Business” curtain. There is no such entity called “The Business” in companies. “The Business” isn’t a job function or role or group of people. “The Business” is everyone in the company. So what is happening in reality, behind “The Business” curtain?...

June 4, 2023 · 3 min · 519 words

🔗 The Lippitt-Knoster Model for Managing Complex Change

Models: The Lippitt-Knoster Model for Managing Complex Change | Sergio Caredda The Model for Managing Complex Change is widely used in Change Management presentations and articles around the web, as it outlines required elements fo change, and possible negative outcomes. … According to the model, there are five or six elements required for effective change: vision, consensus, skills, incentives, resources and an action plan. If anyone of these elements is missing, the change effort will fail, with varying Negative Change outcome....

September 28, 2022 · 1 min · 179 words

📜 wisdom of the crowds" which is a bad phrase, I normally call it

wisdom of the crowds" which is a bad phrase, I normally call it “tyranny of the herds Dave Snowden ( How not to manage complexity | State of the Net 2013 @ 7:23 )

January 3, 2015 · 1 min · 34 words

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(via Hakiri » Was Huxley right? ) I stumbled upon the following cartoon on twitter. I have read " 1984 " [ George Orwell , 1949] but not " Brave New World " [ Aldous Huxley , 1931 ]. Will be visiting the local library soon. In short, Orwell feared that what we hate will ruin us. Huxley feared taht what we love will ruin us. Further work by Aldous Huxley:...

January 13, 2014 · 1 min · 100 words

🔗 Gross National Happiness (GNH)

Gross National Happiness (GNH) The assessment of gross national happiness was designed in an attempt to define an indicator and concept that measures quality of life or social progress in more holistic and psychological terms than only the economic indicator of gross domestic product (GDP). (via Chip Conley: Measuring what makes life worthwhile | Video on TED.com )

January 3, 2014 · 1 min · 58 words

🔗 Who is a Good Programmer? « Ed Weissman

Who is a Good Programmer? « Ed Weissman To a project manager, the programmer who hits every deadline (regardless of quality) is a good programmer. To a customer, the programmer who solves their problem quickest is a good programmer. To a business owner, the programmer who makes them the most money is a good programmer. To a PHB , the programmer who makes them look the best is a good programmer....

December 28, 2013 · 1 min · 138 words

🔗 Accelerating serendipity — Makeshift Thoughts — Medium

Accelerating serendipity — Makeshift Thoughts — Medium Can you make happy accidents happen more often? Just turn up Put yourself in the right place Avoid zemblanity Say “Yes, and…” instead of “Yes, but…” Keep your eyes open for opportunity Use serendipity engines Don’t be too precious with your ideas Help other people to have serendipity Get good at introductions Answer “But why?” with “I don’t know yet” Goldilocks serendipity Example email introduction “template”:...

December 9, 2013 · 1 min · 126 words

🔗 You Are Boring — The Magazine

You Are Boring — The Magazine A few years ago, I had a job that involved listening to a ton of podcasts. (…) The people who were interesting told good stories. They were also inquisitive: willing to work to expand their social and intellectual range. Most important, interesting people were also the best listeners. They knew when to ask questions. (…) Here are the three things they taught me. Listen, then ask a question...

April 11, 2013 · 2 min · 306 words

🔗 You Are Boring — The Magazine

You Are Boring — The Magazine Here are the three things they taught me. Listen, then ask a question Tell a story Expand your circles So true…

November 26, 2012 · 1 min · 27 words

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[BJ Fogg’s] Behavior Model shows that three elements must converge at the same moment for a behavior to occur: Motivation , Ability , and Trigger . When a behavior does not occur, at least one of those three elements is missing. (via BJ Fogg’s Behavior Model )

May 15, 2012 · 1 min · 47 words

📺 Behaviour Design

http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 BJ Fogg explains “Behaviour Design” ( Source: http://c.brightcove.com/ )

May 15, 2012 · 1 min · 10 words

📜 Put hot triggers in the path of motivated people

Put hot triggers in the path of motivated people. BJ Fogg (“the most important 9 words in behaviour design are: …”)

May 15, 2012 · 1 min · 21 words

📜 A vendas fazem-se com pessoas, não com empresas

A vendas fazem-se com pessoas, não com empresas. Ricardo Liberato

November 4, 2011 · 1 min · 10 words

🔗 The Presentation That Inspired Google+

The Presentation That Inspired Google+ Back when he worked at Google, Facebook product manger Paul Adams did a bunch of research that he says “formed a cornerstone of the Google social strategy.” Its basic premise was that while “the social web is not going away,” Facebook and other social networks "donʼt match the social networks we already have offline."

August 24, 2011 · 1 min · 59 words

📜 Just because it is not your fault does not mean it is not your

Just because it is not your fault does not mean it is not your problem. ?

November 21, 2009 · 1 min · 16 words

📜 Genius is the ability to reduce the complicated to the simple

Genius is the ability to reduce the complicated to the simple. C. W. Ceram

September 18, 2008 · 1 min · 14 words

📜 Isso é um “don’t care”!

Isso é um “don’t care”! Constantino

August 4, 2008 · 1 min · 6 words

📜 Great minds think alike… and fools seldom differ!

Great minds think alike… and fools seldom differ! Anonymous

April 30, 2008 · 1 min · 9 words