My name is Ben Mosior, and in my relatively short time being alive I’ve had the privilege of learning through many difficult, strange, and often wonderful experiences. Each has led me, in its own way, to envision a world where everyone acts intentionally to harness their innate capabilities, transcend structural boundaries, and reduce suffering.
I’m unusually comfortable with ambiguity and chaos, so people like having me in their corner when the world is ending and everything’s on fire. 🔥😊
It can often seem that the world prioritizes action over contemplation. Yet there are many who choose to pause just long enough to consider what is, what was, and what might be. This podcast is a platform to share their stories.
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“Our wants and needs distort to an unknown degree what we perceive. We block out a great deal of information that is potentially available if it does not fit our needs, expectations, preconceptions, and prejudgments.”
— Edgar Schein, Humble Inquiry
What Ben Has Been Thinking About Lately
I read a self-help book about performing well under pressure. The following is a blunt reinterpretation of the material to record what I think might be helpful in the present moment. I alone am the intended audience. Work less, if you can. But if you can't... The Heuristics A heuristic is a cognitive shortcut for decision-making. It is not guaranteed to be rational or even correct. It serves only to help you get to "good enough" in the short term. Here are ten to try in bad...
About a year ago, I became acutely aware that my consumption of Twitter was becoming increasingly entangled with elevated levels of anxiety. Twitter has long been a wonderful way to connect with cool people I can't always see in person, so I didn't appreciate how my experience with it was souring. I began searching for ways to understand what was happening, so I could think about how to make it better. I could very reasonably blame my physiological reactions on my own bad...
https://twitter.com/callumflack/status/1074133278825693185 Back when I thought I needed to work in cubicles the rest of my life, I did something similar to this with mapping. I believe @kelseyhightower has as well. I do wish I had @MaturityMapping at my fingertips back then. It might have helped me struggle less. Oh, was I ever fighting myself while trying to figure out how to fit into the market. I felt I could do many different kinds of jobs, so one of...