By working from home, I’ve gotten more civil and just use regular ole post-its. At random times. Just like everyone else out there :+).
Notes to Self (with attribution)
via Karin Giefer
- “You know you are a politician if you change the way you tell a story with different people.”
(I was lucky to learn this true-ism early in life, so I always share the same information with everyone.)
via Sarah Gold
- “Data where organizations (that collect it) can benefit the public. What would collective consent be like?”
- What’s your hypothesis and how will you measure its impact? Impact will be measured as either: high risk versus high reward
- When delivering bad news, remember that tone is more important than words. Be empathetic, but not apologetic.
- People are protectionist because they want to keep what they have and not lose it. They often don’t want to share because they’ve worked too hard to earn it.
- Advice given to me when working with strongly male, French companies (caution: this is highly overgeneralized): “They never admit they are wrong, and they’re never going to say they’re sorry.” One could say a lot about many cultures being like that, and not just the French (wink).
- Sometimes getting 5% of the wrong people interested is much worse than getting 2% of the right people interested.
- Consider how emotional, brave decisions get overvalued when compared with smart, rational decisions. This is like having one of two compasses — one that either is a bling bling jackpot machine versus one that is an accurate star chart with which to navigate.
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