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Learning in public - What is amortisation

Today for learning in public I write about amortisation and amortisation in the cloud, with examples and some funny analogies. Feedback is very welcome Evergreen article Teaser: Amortising is like spreading butter on a toast. You start by taking a big chunk of butter that covers only a little part of the bread and then you spread it over the full length of the bread. The quantity of butter is the same, but it is more useful over the length of the bread (and tastier, which is the important bit). Read more...

Learning in public - It is all invented

Today’s #learninginpublic article is about it is all invented! zt - it is all invented - My second brain It is all invented #permanentnote Source book - The art of possibility Practice 1 Keywords (topics and howto) topic - live a great life topic - my core beliefs topic - leading and managing topic - having a great relationship topic - mentoring, advising and coaching how to be a better self how to be a better advisor how to be a better leader Relevant notes zt - we live in a world of measurement zt - the second violin voice as a limitation zt - most of our limitations are rooted in the narrative we tell ourselves zt - we see based on our narrative zt - flip the coin Notes most of our limitations are rooted in the narrative we tell ourselves and by limiting our vision through our assumptions we are limiting ourselves. Read more...

Learning in public - Information management

Today’s #learninginpublic article is about the topic of information management! Information management relevant note: topic - personal efficiency and linked references notes: Managing information is so important as part of topic - personal efficiency that it deserves a dedicated topic. Links to this page Latest articles created or updated Right side of the brain index Start here add value to that first meeting ask a lot, shut up and listen begin with the end in mind chief simplification officer don’t think too much entropy exercise - 5 steps to simplicity focus on your todo list it takes 20 hours to learn a new skill major method meeting nullification most people do not believe something can happen until it already has never assume always test nobody adds complexity as a choice on being a good advisor parallel thinking planning projects POMO read as if you are going to explain it reduce the amount of information coming in remember people’s name separate the thinking from the doing spend less time trying to be brilliant and more time trying to avoid obvious stupidity sun list the five why tips method tips to write better emails tools about simplification transparency as a way to reduce bureaucracy Using the six thinking hats we react more to lose than win why what how without emotion there is no long-term memory you can be prisoner of a business model zettelkasten as a knowledge tool Read more...

Learning in public - Tools for teams

Today’s #learninginpublic article is about Tools and techniques to manage teams Tools for team #permanentnote topic - simplification and zt - chief simplification officer Keywords (topics and howto) topic - leading and managing topic - mentoring, advising and coaching how to build a team how to be a better leader Notes, inc. relevant notes Tools to use with the team book - six thinking hats for decisions book - getting things done (GTD) for organisation and transfer of todo book - Wardley Maps to discuss the current landscape Wardley maps are forward-looking, while most business training are backward-looking we can talk of services offered (SD) including doctrine climatic patterns zt - the concept of strategy book - Measure what matters OKR MBOs how to do better meetings a group of tools and techniques for meetings Movie - Close your open door policy and do this instead a short video I did to push one-to-ones instead of an open door policy. Read more...