In 2009, I believe it was, Clay Shirky wrote these words which have even deeper meaning today: When someone demands to know how we are going to replace newspapers, they are really demanding to be told that we are not living through a revolution. They are demanding to be told that old systems won’t break … Continue reading It. Is. Not. Going. To. Be. Okay.
'T is the season to be ... elected With election season coming up in Belgium - local elections in October followed by regional and national elections in May 2019 - the Belgian roads and people's front gardens are transformed by forests of flyers with faces of ambitious young and older hopefuls adorning them. These are … Continue reading Choose the one we like … or?
Okay, so it's really awesome (it's been years since I used that word) to be in a list such as this, but there is so much value in these read-me's, you would not believe it. Dig in, you can find them here. One of the things I will be doing in the coming days is … Continue reading Manager read-me’s
I am not an artist. Far from it. But I can truly appreciate art of any kind when I encounter it. Now, the art I most appreciate is often written. And the books I read are usually accidental discoveries. I hear about them either through some of the blogs I read, or because I heard … Continue reading Just a suggestion for weekend reading
Via Shawn Blanc, whose excellent web-efforts such as The Sweet Setup are worth a look, and then some solid hours of browsing, this link to Jocelyn K. Glei’s interesting article on how to combat the reactiveness you introduce in your work yourself because of the way you manage your email inbox. Jocelyn states: All those … Continue reading Don’t let strangers walk unannounced through your email front door
Simon Sinek wrote a wonderful book, called “Start with Why”, which you can read more about here. It has been a catalyst in a process of a couple of months where I had been working on defining a set of personal fundamentals. In case you are interested, you can read them here. Enjoy!
“If your path through life is not winding, it’s likely not very interesting.” I have no idea where I picked this one up, but the older I get, the more and more I realise how very true this statement is.