Zen & the Art of Work – review part 7 – “addressing thoughts”

This is the seventh part of my review of Kourosh Dini's video product which consists of 16 "sessions", video chapters, on how to get to beter work. You can find more about it here. It guides the users through the first steps in the build and the acquisition of a new or improved toolset which … Continue reading Zen & the Art of Work – review part 7 – “addressing thoughts”

Zen & the Art of Work – review part 6 – “Setting thoughts aside”

This is the sixth part of a sixteen part review of Kourosh Dini's excellent "Zen & the Art of Work", which you can find out more about right here. The idea of the review is to go through each of the modules, the video chapters, and review what they are about and how they have … Continue reading Zen & the Art of Work – review part 6 – “Setting thoughts aside”

Zen & the Art of Work – review part 5 – “Preparing time”

After a number of blog posts on the US elections, which I found too interesting not to observe and write about, I'm back to "touching the keyboard", as Kourosh himself referred to it. I'm back to writing my thoughts about his excellent course "Zen and the Art of Work". This is the fifth part of … Continue reading Zen & the Art of Work – review part 5 – “Preparing time”

Why this is not 1914 … or is it?

Just read an interesting commentary on the US elections at Project Syndicate by Robert Skidelsky. Thanks to the ever vigilant Duncan Green (@fp2p on Twitter) for spotting it. Titled "Slouching towards Trump", it assesses whether Trump heralds a return to the situation of 1914. It does not according to the author, but it offers interesting … Continue reading Why this is not 1914 … or is it?

Experimenting with the e-(for electorate) particle

The e-particle analysis is pertinent for Europe I have been trying to develop a deeper understanding of the US electorate as its current behavior has resulteert in tuning US politics upside down. The question I have is this: was this the intention, or is Trump's election a side effect of another issue. I find it … Continue reading Experimenting with the e-(for electorate) particle

Elections and what happens after

Quite interesting to see the very different reactions I received on the short article I wrote yesterday, analysing the exit polls data of the past US election. It’s clear that an as objective as possible analysis of facts and figures is not always appreciated. You get put in one camp or another. Funny. To clarify, … Continue reading Elections and what happens after

Did Clinton’s ground game actually benefit Trump?

UPDATE November 15th: I updated each of the paragraphs to reflect my conclusion on each of the statements. The Economist published the following interesting analysis of voting patterns during this and the prior US presidential election. A word of thanks to my colleague Denis for pointing this analysis out to me. The analysis, which provides … Continue reading Did Clinton’s ground game actually benefit Trump?