How To Predict The Future

This blog was originally posted on LinkedIn When I was a kid, I read a book called “Tas and the Postal Rocket“, it’s a story about a boy who accidentally stows away on a rocket used for delivering mail.¬†Written in the 1950’s the fictitious postal rocket was a machine that had the potential to deliver … Read more

Principles for Meetings

How to have Efficient and Effective meetings The following are a collection of ideas that I’ve collected over the years. These are principles (not rules). 1. Have a designated day for meetings If possible, and it usually is, have a designated day for meetings. This doesn’t mean you should now feel the compulsion to fill … Read more

Filters For Decision Making

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Humans are fundamentally biased. Myself included. This means that we have to give ourselves mental walking sticks so we don’t fall down. Just like an elderly gentleman with a walking stick, he can probably walk a fair distance without it, but with it he is more capable. I like to use questions to help me … Read more

You don’t want to be famous

Wouldn’t it be nice if people noticed? This is a question that I’ve asked myself many times. Perhaps, not outright. But, something similar has crossed my mind. Wouldn’t it be nice if my boss noticed how hard I am working? Wouldn’t it be nice if people noticed my pictures on Instagram? Many people, myself included, … Read more

Obsidian.md Templates for Personal Knowledge Management

What are templates In Obsidian.md you are able to make templates to quickly insert markup into your document. This allows you to keep your vault consistently structured, as well as speed up your work flow. Why should you use templates for personal knowledge management? In order to use Obsidian.md effectively for personal knowledge management it’s … Read more

Divergent vs Convergent Seasons

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When I find something that I am interested in, I tend to be a very passionate person. When I was 10 I picked up a digital camera for the first time and I have been interested in photography ever since. When I was 12, I started playing drums. Later on in my teen years I … Read more