Welcoming and perceiving beauty

“You cannot perceive beauty but with a serene mind.” Thoreau This, basically, what I was talking about RE:any simple moment could be a joyful one if we’re in a healthy state of mind & physical capacity. Serene mind, calm heart, and healthy body can make any moment beautiful. Our perception is mainly guided and limited…

I miss writing and publishing

haha seems like I’m starting blogging again… just published http://proses.id/unhurried-conversations/ taking it slow writing really does recharge me. I’ve forgotten how healing it is. I mean proper writing. not just jotting things down (which I still do everyday, to empty my head, and just adds to backlog of unprocessed drafts). why not just tweet these…

Thoughts lately (Dec 2020)

My reading and thinking lately have been circling around this theme of emotional literacy and its adjacent topics Lately I’ve fallen into this rabbit hole. it started with one cluster, then I stumbled upon new ones and they grew somewhat interlinked Let me try to unravel them a bit here. Right now I don’t have…

Unhurried Conversations

Back in Sept 2020 (wow it’s been a while! just checked my note’s timestamp) I joined a group in Meetup called Unhurried Denver. What is it? It’s part of the Unhurried movement started by Johnnie Moore, a guy I came across when listening to On the Edge podcast. Quoting their section on Unhurried Conversations: https://www.unhurried.org/conversations…

Debugging my frustration: Insecure and impatient.

ok let’s see, what are actually frustrating me now too little time to actually sit down and finish a discussion, understand, decide, execute properly, develop a mature plan things not moving fast enough, needing approval, get people on the same page but also moving too fast at the same time, each week passed so quickly.…

Four structure to effectively your presentations.

Been reading Nancy Duarte’s book: Resonate. https://www.duarte.com/presentation-organization-different-structures/ Quick reference for structuring your presentations: These four structures have contrast inherently built into them, and work for persuasive presentations: Problem-solution: Arrange information by stating the problem and then the solution. Establishing that there’s a problem helps convince people of the need for change. Compare-contrast: Arrange information according…

How to get people to do things together? Building and doing things in real world.

Been thinking and reading (again) about the real challenges with trying to solve problems in a group. Thanks to these two tweets, which I stumbled upon, two days apart. https://twitter.com/mscccc/status/1430986038252654600 https://twitter.com/seanjtaylor/status/1430369389602217994 Rabbit hole, here I go. They say if you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. My…

[things I came across] RE:Silos and communication within organisation

want to update / resume this series http://proses.id/problem-solving-challenge/ https://twitter.com/this_hits_home/status/1431407312724324355?s=20 Maybe I’m discrediting myself but I consider of the most high leverage things I’ve done, the hard part was wrangling all the people to talk to one another and documenting. Is “breaking down silos” just talking to people? Why I hate the phrase “breaking down silos”…

How To Do Sketchnoting Even If You Can’t Draw – a lesson with Emily of the Sketchnote Academy

Rediscovered this video on my hard drive, realised I’ve never watched it. It’s been 10 months since I last played with sketchnoting. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evLCAYlx4Kw&ab_channel=TheHappyEverCrafter The part that interests me the most is about layouts (20 minutes in). Deciding where to start sketching and not knowing how large it will end up is the part where I…