The 11th Edition - On real focus, slime molds & Visa

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George Nurijanian
George Nurijanian
Hello,
Here’s what’s on my mind:

1 quote
“Life is a banquet. And the tragedy is that most people are starving to death.” - Anthony De Mello
1 video
I really like Jony Ive’s subtle notion of focus via saying no to the things that you really want to do. Real skin in the game.
2 thoughts
  • What is the biggest distraction you face in your role that prevents you from doing what you see as The Work?
  • The best measure of career happiness is how you feel on a Sunday night. It’s Sunday. How are you feeling?
3 links
Coordination Headwind: How Organisations Are Like Slime Molds - an interesting comparison of the organisation to the fantastical slime mold organisms, with its implications. “Be wary of moonshots that are executed as a straight shot to the Moon.”
The Micro-verse of Strategy - an exploration of strategy through something as simple as grocery shopping.
The Trillion-Dollar Vision of Dee Hock - Visa founder’s vision for the company was pretty rare and enduring. “The better an organization is, the less obvious it is.” 
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