🦉 10x curiosity

🦉 A weekly sample of links that made me think 🤔

🦉 A weekly sample of links that made me think 🤔

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🦉 10x curiosity - Serendipity and the Adjacent Possible

Get in touch… — linktr.ee/TomconnorMore like this from 10x CuriosityQuestions to get you unstuck… — A good question can be just the trick you need to remove the block and get things flowing again.Cognitive Bias’sFoxes and Hedgehogs and improving your decision…

 
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🦉 10x curiosity - Tunnel Vision, Slack and Controlling the Clock

Let me know what you think? I’d love your feedback. If you haven’t already then sign up for a weekly dose just like this.Get in touch… — linktr.ee/TomconnorYou might also like:Boundaries of failure — Rasmussen’s model of how accidents happen.Normalisation of …

 
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🦉 10x curiosity -Emergent Stupidity

Let me know what you think? I’d love your feedback. If you haven’t already then sign up for a weekly dose just like this.Get in touch… — https://tomconnor.me/More like this….Amazon’s Flipped meetings — No powerpoint slides at a meeting? SAY WHAAAAAT?Problem s…

 
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🦉 10x curiosity - Democratic Lotteries

In so many of life’s outcomes luck plays a major part. Yes you have to work hard, but if you are honest either side of that hard work on the road to success is luck. As I have previously written Going up it’s hard work…. going down is bad luck .Flipping the s…

 
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🦉 10x curiosity - 12 Mental models I frequently draw on

12 Top mental models12.Survivorship Bias — We see this “Surviving” population as somehow special when in actual fact it might have got there through no more than sheer ass.We get caught out by survivorship bias in all sorts of contexts. Our retirement fund pe…

 
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🦉 10x curiosity - I’d never thought of that...

It can be funny how you go through life not questioning the status quo, the what and why of accepted social positions. And then sometimes you read or see or hear someone phrase something with a different perspective and it jolts you out of your seat. “Yes” yo…

 
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🦉 10x curiosity - 42 Books to help better understand the climate crisis and what you can do about it

Must ReadsLovins, Amory — Reinventing FireKrumdiec, Susan — Transition EngineeringMazzucato, Mariana — Mission economyWall_Kimmerer Robin_- Braiding Sweetgrass- Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of PlantsGaurnaut_Ross — Superpower Aust…

 
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🦉 10x curiosity - The Monkey Trap

Krundeick uses this analogy to compare to our current dependence on fossil fuels — particularly oil.Your future depends on what you do right now. There is one future where you let go of your favourite food and run to safety. There is another future where you …

 
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🦉 10x curiosity - Organisational Decision Making - The Garbage Can Model

Contrary to this, the paper highlights that an Organization is similar to a garbage can where you can find:Choices looking for problems.Participants with issues and feelings looking for decision situations in which they might be aired. (Soapbox anyone…?!)Solu…

 
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🦉 10x curiosity - From a Different Frame

Let me know what you think? I’d love your feedback. If you haven’t already then sign up for a weekly dose just like this.Get in touch… — https://tomconnor.me/If you liked this then check out…Systems Archetypes- Places to intervene — An advantage with using sy…

 
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🦉 10x curiosity - Just because...

Thinking...[Also published in 10x Curiosity blog]A CFO asks a CEO: What happens if we invest in developing our people and then they leave us?The CEO responds: What happens if we don’t and they stay? (Inward consulting)An ongoing debate I find I have with coll…

 
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🦉 10x curiosity - Engineers and designers must change the system

Reading the excellent book by Susan Krumdieck — Transition Engineering — Building a Sustainable Future I was stopped in my tracks when I came across the following challenge in Chapter 5:Scientist can measure secondary feedback about the unsustainable impacts …

 
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🦉 10x curiosity - Knowledge debt

You repay the debt as you underpin the plank with the fundamentals that you learn. Some times you push yourself to the very edges of the plank, far outside your comfort zone:

 
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🦉 10x curiosity - Process disasters - are we learn from them?

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🦉 10x curiosity - Three horizons framework

The three horizons framework, developed by Bill Sharp provides a tool for thinking about the future.The first horizon — H1 — is the dominant system at present. It represents ‘business as usual’.The third horizon — H3 — emerges as the long term successor to bu…

 
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🦉 10x curiosity - Level 0 — Building organisational environmental capability

Let me know what you think? I’d love your feedback. If you haven’t already then sign up for a weekly dose just like this.Get in touch… — https://tomconnor.me/More like this….Looking in the rear view mirror… — Are you aware of the hindsight bias you are applyi…

 
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🦉 10x curiosity - Learning Curves and Wright’s Law

“[T]he future will be far more surprising than most people realize, because few observers have truly internalized the implications of the fact that the rate of change itself is accelerating.” Ray Kurzweil, The Singularity Is NearWright’s law observes that as …

 
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🦉 10x curiosity - John Adair and Action Centred Leadership model

These three tasks are mutually dependent, as well as being separately essential to the overall leadership role.Beyond these three core tasks, Adair set out these core functions of leadership and says they are vital to the Action Centered Leadership model:Plan…

 
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🦉 10x curiosity - Change Agent Leadership and Facilitation

Change Agent Leadership and FacilitationLinks to support further development in change agent leadership and facilitationShort post this week pointing you to a summary of links on my blog relating to effective change agent leadership. Drawn from books, videos …

 
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🦉 10x curiosity - Problem Solving with Claude Shannon

Driving these inventions were some of the most impressive minds of our time, including 7 Nobel laureates.Bell researchers were encouraged to think decades down the road, to imagine how technology could radically alter the character of everyday life, to wonder…