One of the values of a good manager is effective communication — getting people the right information at the right time. This requires gathering, sifting, and routing the deluge of information available from meetings, emails, research, slack, etc.. It’s is hard to do well, and impossible to perfect. We can, though, use tools to improve our abilities beyond what our brains are naturally capable of though.
Every company has a shortage of experts. The world inside and outside every organization is constantly changing, and even someone who has solved a problem before, hasn’t solved it in the current context. In a fast-paced company, this creates opportunities for people who are willing to put in the effort to learn and adapt.
I realized a few years ago that two of the smartest and most successful people I know took notes on everything. Both used notes heavily to capture ideas, quotes, learnings, etc. and frequently referred to these notes to recall ideas or remind themselves of something they may have forgotten. They also used the act ofContinue reading “How I Use Journaling to Capture Ideas and Build New Habits”
I put this site together as a “life portfolio” of things I’ve spent my time creating (with various levels of skill). If you find anything interesting or useful, I’d love to hear from you.
continents lived on
operas performed in
1 mile PR (before I got old)
most I’ve every deadlifted (before my powerlifting career was tragically ended by genetics)