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Tuesday Dispatch: Issue #110
On high-performing teams, energy, laughter, rivers, and taste. Don't miss it!
This week, we learn about high-performing teams, focusing energy, and laughter. As well as rivers and taste!
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3 Droplets of Leadership
5 Excellent Habits of High-Performing Teams
To create exceptional workplaces with top-performing teams, you need to do more than hire the right people and give them the right opportunities. You must also develop the right habits and make them part of everyday work and life.
Company, Team, Self
People are intricate, drawing energy in diverse ways. Some managers find enthusiasm in coding software; some thrive on coaching others. Others find their drive in exploratory work or enhancing existing systems. All of these ways are admirable.
The art of focusing your energy as a manager is key to getting results.
Time to Take Laughter Seriously
Babies can laugh before they can talk or walk. Their first giggle comes around four months. This giggle charms and revitalizes even the most tired parent. From that point, laughter becomes a lifelong way to connect with the world.
Laughter is a social adhesive. It brings people together and eases all kinds of experiences and interactions. However, science offers little insight into how this happens.
2 Grains of Technology
We present a continuous collection of lively images of rivers and deltas. These come from North America and beyond. We create the images with high-resolution elevation data. If you want to know more about these rivers, download the 4K-resolution versions. Don't miss it!
Did you ever meet someone who likes the same things as you? These people are great at suggesting what to watch. This cool site identifies users with similar preferences. It then suggests their favorite movies and shows to you. Check it out!
1 Atom of Reflection
I'm thinking about how to improve this newsletter for you and me. You'll notice some changes in the coming weeks. I'll test new ideas through 2023. The new year will bring a clearer direction. Stay tuned!