I'm working on a "canvas" for coaching that is based on the cybernetics of Ross Ashby / Stafford Beer.
Like a "the Purpose of a System is What it does" approach to sorting out what you're doing and where you're going, and what you'll be like when you get there.
I'm developing the approach & would appreciate any use and feedback to improve.
I'll post here when it's done. If this sounds like something you'd be interested in let me know and I'll make sure we have a chat about it too.
Has anyone thoughts on how Geeks, Mops and Sociopaths in Subculture (https://meaningness.com/geeks-mops-sociopaths) may also show up in ideas culture - for example as new organisation ideas start off amongst geeks, get used by Mops and exploited (often with a far lower success rate) by Sociopathic big consultancies?
Maybe meditation is a bit like running. It's not for everyone but if you don't like it, it doesn't mean you can just not exercise at all and expect to be fit. You don't need to buy into Buddhism, but you do need deliberate periods of contemplation, concentration, reflection, introspection, if you want to be mentally healthy.
I've been thinking about 'Planning Theatre". I'm referring to all the forwards plans that are made about things that cannot yet be known.
It's just a show.
The people requiring the plans are a)paying people to make them b)know what to expect and c) they'll feel better for short time afterwards.
Not that different from real Theatre.
Mike from Nottingham UK. I wrestle complicated systems and information into drawings for a job.
I'm half way through the longform course. I now know why my current writing sucks.
I like people and
I'll do my best to toot.
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