DO DO: A Productivity Game

I’ve been blocked for two days. I kept sitting down at the computer to work, then I’d get stuck, I’d get up to do something else, then I’d sit down and try to work again. Lots of tweeting happened, some…

Why We Can't Get Things Done

UPCOMING! Tuesday I have a virtual seminar on OKRs! Sign up now to join me. We all have things we want. Maybe it’s a trip to Thailand or to go back to school. Yet it seems like year after year…

Places Make Us

My Keynote from Midwest UX is available. it is about how, as we make places, places make us back. We must be careful and caring as we design the new worlds people live in online.   Christina Wodtke — Places…

The Sunday Report

This week has mostly been about writing. I’m revising my book, and I needed a way to make my plot make sense. As I researched how to plot, I found a ton of great stuff! Enjoy! Writing Finds Firstly, Kurt…

How to Change the World in Four Simple Steps

The world is full of trouble. Racism, sexism, war, greed. You want to make things better, but it just feels overwhelming. What can you do? First remember you don’t need to fix it by yourself. If you do a small…

The Sunday Report

I’m going to try something new here, and round-up the cool stuff I found each week while doing some research for things I’m doing… First, cool article here HBR: How CEOs Became Takers, Not Makers “Given incentives to maximize shareholder…