Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds.
“Only a few know how much one must know, to know how little one knows.” —Werner Heisenberg (1901-1976)
“Remember, always, that everything you know, and everything everyone knows, is only a model. Get your model out there where it can be viewed. Invite others to challenge your assumptions and add their own.” —Donella Meadows, 2008, Thinking in Systems: A Primer
“Faced with information overload, we have no alternative but pattern-recognition.” —Marshall McLuhan, 1969, Counterblast
Siemens’s new remote work policy is a master class in emotional intelligence — Justin Bariso, Inc.
1. Focus on outcomes rather than time spent in the office.
2. Trust and empower your employees.
@benjaminokeefe — “There is no such thing as ‘unskilled labor’. All labor requires skills. It’s just that rich people only put value on certain skills in order to continue to keep down and lambast poor people at any opportunity.”
Levitsky & Ziblatt — How Democracies Die — on historical collapses of democracies:
1.Rejection of democratic rules of the game
2.denial of the legitimacy of political opponents
3.tolerance or encouragement of violence
4.readiness to curtail civil liberties of opponents, including the media