Tag: TED

Carrots and Sticks

Carrots and Sticks

After watching Dan Pink do his TED talk, I read his book Drive.  I felt inspired.  I am often left feeling inspired after finishing a book.  After recently consuming Drive for the umpteeth time, I made a sketch.  I then told Pictofigo about it.  The result is a poster.  I hope this gives you a good…

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The Iron Law of Bureaucracy versus ICAgile

The Iron Law of Bureaucracy versus ICAgile

I was listening to This Week in Tech #264  and one of the guests was Jerry Pournelle. Though it’s not necessary to go into the details of the NetCast, Jerry said something that had me scrambling for the rewind button.  He referred to his Iron Law of Bureaucracy. (Jerry) Pournelle’s Iron Law of Bureaucracy states…

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You heard me but are you listening [video]

You heard me but are you listening [video]

This is a 1 minute video from Simon Sinek. I originally saw him in a TED Talk (video) from back in September 2009. If you have 18 minutes, I recommend you go view it. If you just have a minute, I think anyone (specifically project managers) should watch this video. Think about how you communicate…

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Be inspired to do great things

Be inspired to do great things

I just watched an awesome TEDx video.  It suggests we teach our kids skills like problem solving to ask questions to be creative to lead others to learn from mistakes how to save money to want to make money how to sell to ask for help public speaking to never give up to see solutions…

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