“Workflow” reviewed part V 1/2 – About good management

About the book review So I gathered you noticed I'm reading this book. It's called "Workflow: beyond productivity" and has been written by Kourosh Dini. Although what I have been doing with this book can barely be called reviewing. Rather, I have been picking some of these thoughts, these ideas, these concepts as presented in … Continue reading “Workflow” reviewed part V 1/2 – About good management

“Workflow” reviewed part V – Invest Space, Time & Attention

Kourosh Dini's work "Workflow" has been my trusted companion book for the past days and weeks. It is not a book one should read voraciously. Rather, I like to go in and taste a small, esquisite bite of the deep knowledge it holds. Today, I want to kick around some ideas about the following statement: … Continue reading “Workflow” reviewed part V – Invest Space, Time & Attention

“Workflow” reviewed part IV – Elegance marks organizational maturity

Preface - Poetry out of left field When I started reading Kourosh' chapter on aesthetics, about one sixth of the way into his epic work "Workflow: Beyond productivity", I was not convinced I would find anything relevant from an larger organization's point of view. After all, what is there in larger scale organizations that requires … Continue reading “Workflow” reviewed part IV – Elegance marks organizational maturity

“Workflow” reviewed part III – Invisibility & trusted returns

A quick aside: About my review As you may have noticed by now, I'm not really reviewing Kourosh Dini's most recent book "Workflow: Beyond Productivity" in a traditional manner. As a book, it appears to have an epic objective, which is to provide a deep background to our thinking about productivity and more. It tries … Continue reading “Workflow” reviewed part III – Invisibility & trusted returns

“Workflow” reviewed part II – Organizational decay

In his excellent new book "Workflow: Beyond Productivity", Kourosh Dini states the following: "Any aspect of organization, be it task, checklist, container, memorized concepts, or otherwise decays in time as it relates to an intention." If you think a bit about it, it is very true. Your organizational "tool" serves its purpose, after which it … Continue reading “Workflow” reviewed part II – Organizational decay