Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds.

“The given is not given unless it is taken, and taking is an act of interpretation. Always.”@dweinberger

“The most important skill to learn is how to distinguish between confident people, and people who actually know what they are taking about.”@existentialcoms

History is not another name for the past, as many people imply. It is the name for stories about the past.” —A. J. P. Taylor via @RayBoomhower

Conway’s Law: “Any organization that designs a system will produce a design whose structure is a copy of the organization’s communication structure.”

Confessions of a Company Without Managers (1 year later)

We’ve also found that self-management has been like a turbo-boost for the continuous improvement of our people and our offerings. James has pointed out that “accountability to a team instead of an individual means everyone gets more regular feedback from a wider variety of sources. And more feedback has meant we grow and improve our skills faster, and provide better service to our clients.”

Here is a follow-up from Monday’s post, especially for @aliterconcept :

Mimi & Eunice by Nina Paley

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