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Make progress visible

I’m getting tired of all the opinions in the media and on the internet. People with the most controversial opinions are getting all the attention. It’s not only social media but also (e.g) the newspapers who need clicks to generate enough revenue with ads. Opinion-formers spend most of their time finding the most extreme words […]

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Think – The art of learning.

This post was initially published on the A New Future newsletter. You can subscribe here. While running in the heat last week, my body endured quite some stress. While I was super tired and had trouble breathing, I knew one thing: I did this before, I had run in a climate like this.  Because I […]

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Risk management and how to understand things.

1.super interesting read about risk management some highlights I took: here seems to be some probabilistic confusion,leading towards the so-called delay fallacy [13]: “if we waitwe will know more about X, hence no decision about X should be made now.” In front of potentially fat-tailed random variables, moreevidence is not necessarily needed. Extra (usually imprecise)observations, […]

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Remote work is going mainstream

Last week Jack Dorsey (CEO Twitter) announced that people don’t have to return to the office. No, they are not fired, they will have the freedom to work from anywhere. The other company Jack founded, Square, will also be a remote company from now on.  This week some companies you might know made the exact same announcement. Shopify, […]

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Working From Home

This was all pretty sudden, wasn’t it? The world is changing before our eyes. Plans you made for 2020, poef gone.  We now experience an experiment that no one asked for; working from home. Remote work  I always believed ‘remote work’ was the future. I never understood micromanagement or the idea that a manager decides […]