⫹⫺ Autonomy, Decentralization & Creativity
For the Creators, Makers & Doers - CMMN WLTH 041
Hello my friends,
Threw out a little experiment midweek - a curation of the ten best tweets that graced my timeline over the past month. Thanks to those of you that provided feedback.
I’m going to try a few new things that I hope will bring you some value over the next weeks and months. Thoughts and ideas, always welcome.
This week’s research circulates around the impact of autonomy and decentralization on creativity.
A key takeaway:
As companies’ and employee’s values diverge, exceptional creative work will still occur, only it will happen outside of incumbents.
I hope you enjoy this week’s algorithm-less curation,
Friend and sports industry legend, Eric Liedtke, just launched his new brand called Unless Collective. Plant based streetwear designed to leave zero plastic waste.
“Steve and I spend a lot of time thinking about packaging.” A great thread on relentless product thinking.
The saying goes “one person’s trash is another’s treasure”. The circular economy at its most pure.
It is generally accepted that some periods and locations are significantly more productive than others. Is “excess genius” something we can capture and decode?
As the battle to bring employees back to the office rages on. This article weighs what truly matters for workers and how to enable teams in a post covid world.
“The time management industry should be brought before the Hague.” 4 things the most organized people do every day.
Trend research is one of the most important inputs for product leaders. Here’s how to be effective at it by 7 of the best in the industry.
Leadership requires you to make 100s of decisions a day. This framework will improve the quality of high value decisions and reduce the number of low value decisions you need to make.
The most successful people I know have one thing in common, they take notes scrupulously. This tutorial shows you how to master it.
Out of Office
“What the smartest people do on the weekends is what everyone else will do during the week in ten years.” — Chris Dixon
Love them (unlikely) or hate them, Facebook rebranding as Meta will go down as one of the greatest pivots of all time.
It refreshes a tarnished brand, perhaps even distracting Congress and regulators.
The name Meta (as in Metaverse) is a clear statement of intent for their employees.
If you’re feeling lost in a web of acronyms, jargon and colloquialisms this podcast will help: Tim Ferris, Chris Dixon and Naval Ravikant walk you through how web3, crypto and decentralization will fuel one of the biggest revolutions of the 20th century.
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