Tuesday Dispatch: Issue #69
The Owl and The Beetle
This week we learn about meeting productivity, management debt, and happiness dial. As well as beauty and Artemis.
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3 Droplets of Leadership
Maximize Meeting Productivity: Streamline the Process
Do meetings drag on while your other work piles up? Many organizations suffer from ineffective meetings.
Here’s how to make your meetings more effective: define the host, share the goal, announce a customized agenda, and adopt the right process.
Read the most recent essay on meeting productivity by yours truly.
As teams expand and become more complicated, they inevitably start to accumulate management debt, just like codebases incur technical debt. The consequences of past decisions create a mesh of precedents and exceptions, which can cause issues of various sizes in the future.
Read more on management debt here.
There is no happiness dial
You cannot control your happiness directly. However, you can significantly influence it if you learn to take responsibility for your focus and where you decide to put it. More here.
2 Grains of Technology
A Natural History of Beauty
Discussing beauty can be difficult due to several issues. The most challenging one is defining beauty and finding a concept that truly fits the label. Read more here.
How we get humans back to the Moon
Artemis is Nasa’s project to land people on the Moon for the first time since 1972. Check it out!
1 Atom of Reflection
"Be careful who you let on your ship because some people will sink the whole ship because they can't be the captain." - Unknown
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