Posts Categorized: Friday’s Finds

working for a living

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @girlziplocked – “The current economy has no place for intellectuals and is desperate to make entrepreneurs the socially recognized genius.” @matthewsyed – “It is partly because we are so willing to blame others for… Read more »

learning responsibly

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” – John F. Kennedy – via @AdriaanG_LP @Tom_Peters: “Presidents rarely get good advice. Every “presenter” presents a totally biased solution–often suppressing competing evidence.”

friday’s finds #264

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “We should discriminate in the sharpest way between fortunes well won and fortunes ill won; between those gained as an incident to performing great services to the community as a whole and those gained… Read more »

talking about the next economy

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @kasthomas – “You have to wonder what happens to ‘official’ unemployment numbers when everyone has two jobs. Do they go negative?” @kerihw – “How department names change over time: Personnel > Human Resources >… Read more »

walking to extinction

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.” – Henry David Thoreau – via @dennisdenktmee @hvaelama – “get all of humanity to educate itself swiftly enough to generate spontaneous… Read more »

best finds of 2015

Every second Friday I review what I’ve noted on social media and post a wrap-up of what caught my eye. I do this as a reflective thinking process and to put what I’ve learned on a platform I control: this blog. Here are what I consider the best of Friday’s Finds for 2015. Quotes “All… Read more »

writing, communicating, learning

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “Mastery is not referred to the use of any tool. It is a state of the person. And then it permeates the use of *any* tool.” – Stelio Verzera How You Record Ideas May… Read more »

self-organization and self-reflection

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “A job is an artifact of a renaissance era scheme to prevent us from creating and exchanging value among ourselves.” – Douglas Rushkoff, via @fer_ananda

humanity

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. I am currently in Toronto, returning from speaking at the Institute for Performance and Learning where my topic was ‘Humanity: the killer app’. “One reason I find it a revelation to read newspapers, listen… Read more »

working and living

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. “It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it”  — Upton Sinclair – via @jerrymichalski “They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we… Read more »