The Carbon Almanac edited and forwarded by Seth Godin is an easy-to-read mapping of the climate crisis, the resulting prognosis and actions that can be taken to sidestep some if not all of the disasters that uncontained climate change will wreak on people across the globe – the first of whom are likely to be […]
In the beginning, I thought it was only about the money. In our hyper-capitalistic and materialistic world, where even the most basic materials (food, shelter, and mobility) all cost a dime or two – and add to that, the marketing industrial complex raising the art of signalling to the sky, further fuelling our need to fork out more money to procure not the most fundamental in form and function of the things that satisfy our basic needs, but the same things packaged in ways that signal to others that we know what is good we are better than them.
Mr Richard Dawkins is all at once witty, entertaining and almost accurate in his writings.
Wondering where to start? Or which of his works perhaps captures the whole essence of Mr Dawkins’ life’s work? Perhaps his 2019 long essay may be an enjoyable, if informative read and starting point.
The link to the video is at the bottom of the post. — Are there any significant differences between the disciplines of project management and product management? My opinion is that each is a well-established discipline, which goes beyond nomenclature and could at best be complementary. Project managers are professionals who oversee projects with the […]
We don’t have forever. So: Do it now. Quicken the pace. Take the trip. Propose to her. Start the savings account. Dip your feet in the pool. Buy and complete that course. Read that book. Lay that foundation. Sip that wine. Ask that question. Lift that weight. Crack that joke. Write that code. Teach that […]
There is no one way to combat this epidemic. However, the following steps may help one get started: (a) Awareness: Always bear in mind you are swimming in a lot of or even too much information and that this could lead to decision paralysis. (b) Start with the end in mind: Establish before starting your […]
Risks and Luck are two sides of the same coin, sometimes the same exact same side of the same coin but viewed from different angles, or at different times of the day or an epoch or with varying contexts. Whilst I am firmly of the opinion that all causes have an effect and that studying […]
Vanity metrics mean or measure nothing. Well, except to stoke ego of those reporting these vain metrics or used to hide a problem. Whilst saying your company moved goods worth US$ 6Billion in the first quarter of 2020, sounds good to the ears, it really doesn’t say much. Except, if your shareholders have invested in […]
UX is the envelope with which products are delivered. Excellent UX is the package in which customer needs are met, on time, in place, and as expected. UX is how the customer experiences the product or service. The entire journey from discovery to consumption to post consumption. Brilliant UX includes brilliant UI, making the product […]
The problem existed in the business I worked in, a few years ago. Information technology projects often fail habitually – they get cancelled or the final product doesn’t meet the objectives stated? at initiation. On assignment to lead a project soon after I joined this business, I elected to experiment with a project management methodology that will allow the project team deliver the project outcomes […]