Tuesday Dispatch: Issue #91
The Owl and The Beetle
This week we learn about top-performing teams, time management, and resilience. As well as money and stealing customers.
Let's get going!
3 Droplets of Leadership
To Build a Top Performing Team, Ask for 85% Effort
It is often assumed that "maximum effort = maximum results". However, research has demonstrated that this is not the case. The 85% rule, which suggests that maximum output is achieved by refraining from giving maximum effort, is a more practical approach.
Check out this great article on building performing teams.
I recently published this essay on team engagement:
How to Have Buckets of Time
Many people mistakenly believe they can simultaneously manage many tasks, but this is an illusion. Humans are limited to single-core CPUs, which can only switch between tasks, resulting in a loss of efficiency with each context switch.
Don't miss this great article on time management.
Three Secrets of Resilient People
A renowned resilience researcher, Lucy Hone, has dedicated her career to exploring why some people struggle in adversity while others seem to thrive.
After extensive research, Hone discovered that resilient individuals possess three shared characteristics.
Keep reading this article by Tom Greene.
2 Grains of Technology
24 Beliefs About Money
This is an excellent list of beliefs about money. Check it out!
If you are trying to target your competitor's customers, look no further, this site is for you.
1 Atom of Reflection
Today I was reading Sahil Blom's newsletter and spotted a mention of "The BS Asymmetry Principle" by Alberto Brandolini.
Fun fact: I'm working with Avanscoperta, Alberto's company, to produce an excellent course on effective management.
You should check it out; the first installment will occur in October 2023, a few tickets are still available, and the international edition accepts applications for the waiting list.
Don't miss it!