There is helpful help, and then there is unhelpful “help.” Far too much help seems to fall into the latter category, and when someone “helps” — when it’s not asked for, when it presupposes too many incorrect assumptions, and when the relationship is not fair and equitable — the social fabric breaks down and trust … Continue reading “Help” Is a Four-Letter Word
If you use mental models or thinking processes to make sense of things and make decisions, what are the ones you use most? And what are they like? Scroll down to share! I’ll post the findings at a later date, and I’m guessing you’ll learn about some helpful models you’ve never heard of before! Might … Continue reading How do you make decisions?
The Conditions for Community There’s an old joke that says you only need two tools in life: Duct tape, for things that move but shouldn’t, and WD-40, for things that don’t move but should. I have both in my toolbox at home, along with a number of other, more specialized pieces of equipment. None invalidate … Continue reading The Conditions for Community
About two years ago, I was doing quite a bit of Wardley Mapping, and I found myself looking up the same parts of Simon’s blog over and over. At the time I was super interested in information microsites (single-topic sites like this one), so I built one to host the one thing I referenced most … Continue reading Evolve: A Quick Reference for Wardley Mapping
I’ve noticed that quite a few people have been writing purpose-built software for Wardley Mapping, and lately I’ve been feeling inspired to join them! I had some extra time last Saturday, so I sat down at my laptop in the hopes of hacking together a fancy D3.js prototype. But after very lightly mapping my own … Continue reading Wardley Mapping on Kumu.io