Welcome to my digital notebook.

This is (roughly) my digital zettelkasten, a collection of interlinked atomic notes about anything that interests me. In general, they will talk about strategy, research, UX, product development, learning, and knowledge management, but might stray pretty far afield from that sometimes.

Consider this my "digital garden." It's hobby work. I collect ideas that I am interested in, and I try to cultivate them as best I can. (Not sure where to get started? Try the _Index).

Recently Added

≈ Muller - The Tyranny of Metrics

Muller outlines how an obsession with metrics and measurement can be counterproductive and even risky.

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≈ Martin - The Opposable Mind

Successful leaders practice integrative thinking, a problem-solving approach that eschews simplification and binary models.

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≈ Madsbjerg - Sensemaking

A bias toward scientific or algorithmic thinking limits our ability to develop deep understanding and intuition.

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≈ Lakoff and Johnson - Metaphors We Live By

Metaphors are conceptual tools that help us construct and interpret experience.

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≈ Ladner - Mixed Methods

Quantitative and qualitative methods have complementary their strengths that emerge through their epistemological and ontological differences.

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≈ King and Kay - Radical Uncertainty

Situations of radical uncertainty cannot be resolved through probablistic thinking alone.

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≈ Johnson - Where Good Ideas Come From

Ideas don't emerge in a flash of insight, but through networks of adjacent possibilities.

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≈ Flaherty - The Elements of Story

A manual on nonfiction writing from the NY Times story doctor.

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≈ Ahrens - How to Take Smart Notes

Ahrens describes the zettelkasten method of knowledge management and note taking.

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∞ Sharp - How Brands Grow

Sharp challenges the conventional wisdom and best practices of marketing.

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