The Sunday Report

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…

Heuristics for Living

Heuristics for Living

If you don’t know what a heuristic is, it’s a short phrase that reminds you of a body of experience. It’s a rule of thumb that lets you make better decisions. Here is a list of some that I run…

Writing Elsewhere on Other Things

Writing Elsewhere on Other Things

I’ve been doing more personal writing lately, and trying out Medium. Some recent essays: You Are Bigger than Me What we talk about when we talk about rape we who fight hard for a right to compete with men in…

How to Stop Procrastinating

How to Stop Procrastinating

Gotta ton of work to “just knock out?” Try these handy tips: Do not listen to the first recording of Allen Ginsberg reading Howl because then you’ll realize you are wasting your life on this project and need to go…

Personal OKRS

Personal OKRS

I am crazy about OKRS (Objectives and Key Results). I have been evangelizing this system of staying on track toward  your company goals to every start-up I work with, and the results are always impressive. Even when incompletely implemented, they still create the…

My Year of Living

My Year of Living

As I’ve written before, instead of resolutions I usually pick a subject and spend the year studying it. Last year, feeling a bit tossed about by the winds of fate, I decided the thing I didn’t understand well enough was…