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
The anxiety I feel about the actions of the Trump administration over the last few years reaches a new crescendo as Nov 3rd, 2020 rolls around. Instead of cycling endlessly through various "what-ifs," I am going to make use of a technique I teach others, useful for both corporate horizon scanning and personal anxiety management. It's called Anticipatory Awareness. Anticipatory Awareness is an idea I am stealing from experiences in workshop design with Jabe Bloom. In short,...
For Map Camp 2020, I had the absolute privilege of co-delivering a session with Farrah Campbell and Cat Swetel on principles in Wardley Mapping.
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 times…