Aug 10th · As we turn to constructing a new normal in our pandemic-inflected world, there is plenty of talk about the hybrid work model, but a lot of it lacks focus. I think the core/context framework, applied specifically to the future of work, can help.
7 min read · 2020-07-26 · July 2020One of the most revealing ways to classify people is by the degree and aggressiveness of their conformism. Imagine a Cartesian coordinate system whose horizontal axis runs from conventional…
7 min read · 2020-07-24 · July 2020One of the most revealing ways to classify people is by the degree and aggressiveness of their conformism. Imagine a Cartesian coordinate system whose horizontal axis runs from conventional…
2 min read · 2020-07-21 · man muss immer umkehren - Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi(loosely translated - Invert, always, invert) Today, we will look at one of my favourite mental models called - The Inversion principle. Mental models…
20+ min read · From 2019 · The Knowledge Base is a single long page that serves as the warehouse for mental models and principles gleaned from the books I review. A mental model is a thought technology, a tool that one uses …
4 min read · From 2018 · While there are millions of mental models, I find these the most useful in solving difficult problems. These general thinking tools should be taught in every school.
He opened up a world of mental models, which is just a fancy schmancy word that means thinking tools that you can use to solve problems.
Thought experiments can be defined as “devices of the imagination used to investigate the nature of things.”
Second-order thinking is thinking farther ahead and thinking holistically. It requires us to not only consider our actions and their immediate consequences, but the subsequent effects of those actions as well. Failing to consider the second and third order effects can unleash disaster.
~13 min read · From 2017 · A design system unites product teams around a common visual language. In this book, learn how you can create a design system and help your team improve product quality while reducing design debt.