Tag Archives: Interim Management

Slice Planner: a daily planner that merges paper and digital

Via The Cramped, is news of a fantastic concept currently on Kickstarter. It’s a diary / planning solution that combines the visceral delight of real paper and pencil with the sheer and shareable convenience of digital. What a great idea! … Continue reading

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The Office of Introspection

What a great idea, from Execupundit: “Large organizations could benefit from an Office of Introspection, which would ideally have a small staff with the job of identifying two things …” Find out what they are, here.

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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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Right effort – @patrickrhone

Patrick Rhone on the Buddhist concept of Right Effort, here. I like the concept.  It seems wholly aligned with finding balance.

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Pension? Don’t worry, be happy – Nicholas Bate

An altogether healthier, alternative plan from Nicholas Bate: Start now a plan to do work you enjoy. And why would you stop doing it? … The full three-step plan, here.

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12 Habits That Set Ultra Successful People Apart – Travis Bradberry

I put his in my “must read” list and have only just found it again.  A fascinating article by Travis Bradberry, co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0: 1. They’re Composed 2. They’re Knowledgeable 3. They’re Deliberate 4. They Speak with Certainty … Continue reading

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