Tuesday Dispatch: Issue #73
The Owl and The Beetle
This week we learn about calibrated questions, meeting efficiency, and how to open a coffee shop. As well as the wonders of Google Street View and Thinking Tools.
The premium content is about how proper processes can be therapeutic.
Let's get going!
3 Droplets of Leadership
How to Use Calibrated Questions to Guide Conversations
Calibrated questions are specially crafted open-ended inquiries designed to facilitate dialogue and encourage mutual understanding. By acknowledging the other party first, calibrated questions can be used to present ideas and requests non-confrontational, allowing for constructive dialogue and progress.
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Reaching Peak Meeting Efficiency
Throughout my career, I have experienced a variety of unsuccessful meetings, whether in a leadership position or as a participant. I have attempted to improve these gatherings, yet they have often ended in frustration.
Check out this article on the importance of meetings in achieving results, even when conflicting opinions exist, and why meetings can often derail.
How to Open a Coffee Shop
Have you ever dreamed of leaving the hustle and bustle of city life behind and starting a new life in a quaint small town?
Imagine the joy of opening your own cozy cafe and living the life you've always wanted!
This article may be helpful for that.
2 Grains of Technology
The Wonders of Street View
The world is full of wonders. Some of the weirdest ones are here.
Don't miss it!
Are you looking for a shortcut to success? Look no further!
This is a collection of 100 mental models, cognitive biases, and metacognitive frameworks.
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1 Atom of Reflection
It is often said that closure is necessary to progress in life. However, it is only sometimes possible to obtain. Acquiring the ability to move forward despite finding closure is a valuable tool in a growth mindset.
The Luca's Playbook:
When Proper Process Is Therapeutic
One of my team's engineers struggled to keep up with the workload, significantly decreasing performance.