- Giving people power really does corrupt. Why we should be so wary of hierarchy.
- Library clips :: The myth of knowledge objects : the gap between knowing and acting :: March :: 2010Quite a dense read but interesting. Explores the limits of explicit knowledge. So much of our understanding depends on relationships and contexts. Content is not king. Hat tip to Harold Jarche https://www.jarche.com/2010/04/on-learning-and-responsibility/
- "the creative industry is in a state of reinvention and therefore people need to retool. Industries such as advertising, design, publishing and fashion are going through massive change and this is leading to reductions in workforce. This of course has been accelerated by the recession, but the jobs lost aren't just going to spring back because those jobs won't be necessary any more…Creative professionals will need to stop typecasting themselves in narrow terms like "copy writer" and learn to refocus their creativity so they can produce multiple creative outputs. For example, a designer may need to be able to shoot a film and write copy and program a website. They need to do this because the creative workforce will shift further towards freelance and multi-skilled professionals"
- I know this has done the rounds, but I think the "first follower" is a great counterpoint to at least some of the toxicity surrounding the idea of leadership
- Crowdsourcing ideas to respond to the digital economy bill
- My letter to the Musicians Union About the Digital Economy Bill — Steve Lawson: Bass 2.0 — the soundtrack to the day you wish you'd had"The internet is an awful broadcast platform. Terrible. If your model for business sees recorded music as a broadcast-followed-by-sale experience, you’re screwed.
The internet is an awesome conversation and sharing platform."
Story circles and unhurried creativity
Sometimes reducing comments and explanations opens greater creativity