There are two types of communication observed. One that is very deliberate with the goal of effecting a very tangible outcome in an environment. The second runs on auto-pilot, with no constructive goals intended, driven purely by the hedonistic urge need to “feel” good, examples of which are bragging, angry out bursts and complaining.
For effective utilization of limited resources, cultivate type 1 behavior and stem out type 2 behavior.
On human resourcing
As with finding product market fit, the process of finding the right people for specific slots in the machinery requires persistent experimentation.
On personal psychology
To learn to be at ease with ambiguity . Sometimes it’s more beneficial to leave specific without well defined rules.
To think of forthcoming phenomena in terms of probability and allocate necessary resources as according.
- Machina, Sebastian Marshals
- Thinking in bets, Duke Annie
- How to live a good life, William Irving
- What got you here won’t get you there, Marshall Goldsmith
- Thinking fast and slow, Daniel Kahneman