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The power of asking good questions

Got a million words I could write on this topic, but I realize no one would ever read that, so … let’s keep it a bit tighter, no? 801 more words

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The dirty little secret about communication at work

This isn’t going to be a long or well-thought-out post, so I apologize in advance. It’s just something I was thinking about recently and wanted to articulate; one of my ideas going forward is to actually do a post where I get four or five people from different walks of life (spouse in a marriage, therapist, business leader, blue-collar worker, etc.) and talk to them about communication in their space. 819 more words

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Future of work: balancing cohesion and diversity

I was just poking around the Internet on Sunday AM and found a few articles on holacracy, which is a concept that intrigues me. (If you’ve never heard of it before, it’s essentially a looser, more informal management structure where traditional hierarchy is replaced by a series of interlocking circles. 1,061 more words

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The Essence of Work – Part 4 - Caring

This post is part-4 of a series of ten essays on the essence of work. For an introduction, check here.

Innovators and Change Agents are probably the most frustrated people in a company’s workforce. 373 more words

How can you create business urgency with limited resources?

If a business has been around for 5-10 years and it’s generally making money, there’s usually an established series of “cash cows” within the org — i.e. 477 more words

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a16z Podcast: Talking Humans and Machines with NYT’s John Markoff

Longtime New York Times technology and science writer John Markoff joins the a16z Podcast to discuss our changing relationship with technology and machines … as well as the changing nature of Silicon Valley itself (where Markoff grew up). 87 more words

When the day goes off the rails, how productive people get back on track

Life doesn’t always go as planned. You have grand aspirations, but whether the culprit is sleep deprivation or general malaise, sometimes you just can’t get anything done. 716 more words