Category Archives: Organisational Humanity

Pensieri da Nicholas Bate

The inspiring and productive Nicholas Bate is on a roll. Here, he offers a free PDF download of his mini-book, In Three. In the meantime, I‘ve been enjoying his latest mini-book, Pensieri, which arrived just in time for a period … Continue reading

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Advice to students – @execupundit

Sound advice from Michael Wade, applicable to students of all ages and intensities: 2.  Don’t just take notes. You are a student, not a stenographer. Try to boil down the concepts into plain language. Pretend that you are teaching the … Continue reading

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Hunter-Gatherer: the full list

50.  Never let the fire go out. For the hunter-gather of the 21st century, the full list from Nicholas Bate, here.

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Pfeffer on Power

I loved Jeffrey Pfeffer’s 2010 book Power: Why Some People Have It – and Others Don’t. Here’s an overview of Pfeffer’s work (from Theodore Kinni), along with a five minute video of him talking about Power.  

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More hunting and gathering

The next dozen from Nicholas Bate: Stare at night skies unpolluted by light. … … Establish rituals: writing, building & crafting, reflecting … The rest, here. The first 12, here.

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The hesitations can be most of the message – @execupundit

Valuable observations about customers from Execupundit’s Michael Wade: The hesitations can be most of the message. If you sense something isn’t quite right, you are correct. Early on, they think they know the problem and you think you know the … Continue reading

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21st century hunter-gatherer – Nicholas Bate

I love this.  Why does it sound so idyllic … Tell stories that fire the imagination. … Really notice the weather and predict what’s coming next: rain or shine or snow. Sleep easily; Arise early. … Develop language and brachiate more. … Continue reading

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