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It’s been too long since I browsed Gary Lawrence Murphy’s blog, and it’s been fun catching up. Here’s his delightful response to an ad for brain training online: why not learn to make music instead.

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Rambling thoughts on models

I went down to Surrey on Friday for long walk and pub lunch with Neil Perkin. We’d originally planned to run a workshop about agile

Planning as drowning

Antonio Dias offers a fascinating description of what goes wrong when drowning: What separates a swimmer from someone drowning is the way a swimmer acknowledges

Leadership as holding uncertainty

Viv picks out some nice ideas from Phelim McDermott on the subject of leadership. “We love the security of the illusion that someone is in

Concreting Complexity

I’ve been thinking about the urge to scale things lately – see here and here. I understand the concern with being able to effect big

The absurd

In moving house, I radically downsized my collection of books which I can highly recommend. I used to think I’d one day find a reason

Rewriting history…

Thanks to my Improvisation friend Kelsey Flynn I rambled into a letter cited in Margaret Cho’s Blog (go to Letter #1): Lately it seems like

Who says fun is dangerous?

I wanted to share this email doing the rounds this morning… AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE After every flight Qantas pilots fill out a form called a gripe

Yes, and…

A quick ramble on the nature of paradox, inspired by a blog on the value of both fear of the new and curiosity

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Emotional debt

Releasing the hidden costs of pent up frustrations

Aliveness

Finding the aliveness below the surface of stuck

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Moving into a barrel

Annette Clancy spotted Mark Vernon’s How to Live Well in 2010. Not your typical list of new year resolutions but some thought provoking ideas inspired by ancient philosophers. This one

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Rot, or noble rot?

Lauren Collister defends emoticons and various other bits of linguistic shorthand against those who insist on the sanctity of language. I know I can be a language pedant tut-tutting the

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Stormhoek and disruption

Hugh reports “blogging doubled stormhoek sales“. His analysis really resonated with me: What happened is that by interfacing with the blogosphere it fundementally changed how Stormhoek looked at treating their

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Process, schmocess revisited

Neil Perkin organised another Firestarters event at Google this week and a good time appears to have been had by all. Neil’s done a very thorough write up here. I