Ten Heuristics for Bad Times

Ten Heuristics for Bad Times

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...
#8 — Society in Transition (Dr. Caitlin McDonald)

#8 — Society in Transition (Dr. Caitlin McDonald)

COVID-19 is changing our society, but how are we coping? Ben is joined by digital anthropologist Dr. Caitlin McDonald to discuss our collective re-examination of common assumptions about work, community, and life. Read Caitlin’s latest report: Coping with...
#6 — Organizational Resilience (Matt Stratton)

#6 — Organizational Resilience (Matt Stratton)

Legendary DevOps friend Matt Stratton joins Ben for a discussion on the very near and dear topic of organizational trauma. Matt shares important lessons from his experiences, as well as a few secrets to building organizational resilience through incident response....