This is a list introducing people who have contributed to important concepts and methods for going beyond:
W. Edwards Deming
The ethnic aisle – Akimbo: A Podcast from Seth Godin
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Ep. 196: Shutting Down Anxiety – Deep Questions with Cal Newport
Below are the questions covered in today's episode (with their timestamps). For instructions on submitting your own questions, go to calnewport.com/podcast.Video from today’s episode: youtube.com/calnewportmediaCal reacts to his inbox [7:48]QUESTIONS:- How do I manage a two-part workday? [26:49]- How do I save my “shut down” ritual? [34:14]- LISTENER CALL: Should I work on challenging projects or take the easy path? [37:58]Cal reacts to the news: A Catholic Response to Workism [48:48]- How do I select projects? [1:10:51]- How do I tame WhatsApp with my friends and family? [1:20:51]Thanks to our Sponsors:Blinkist.com/DeepZocdoc.com/DeepLadder.com/DeepAthleticGreens.com/DeepThanks to Jesse Miller for production, Jay Kerstens for the intro music, and Mark Miles for mastering.
Business Weekly: How to design a company, with Dr Naomi Stanford – Intelligence Squared
Dr. Naomi Stanford is an expert in creating models to make organisations work better. Having begun in her career creating organisation design for large multinational companies such as British Airways and Marks and Spencer, she has gone on to help shape workflow in the public sector for both the US and UK governments. She is the author of several books, the latest of which is a revised edition of Designing Organisations: Why It Matters and Ways to Do it Well, published in collaboration with The Economist. She speaks to broadcaster, author and specialist in economic policy, Linda Yueh, about how to design businesses better. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
There Still Aren’t Enough “Good Jobs” – HBR IdeaCast
Companies around the world are struggling to fill open positions, while millions of unemployed people look for work. What's going on? Zeynep Ton, professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, says that organizations need to start offering better jobs. While old-school management thinking argued for paying workers only as much money as the market dictated and squeezing every last bit of efficiency out of them to maximize profits, the 21st century requires a new approach. This starts with higher wages but also includes more predictability and flexibility. In the wake of the global pandemic that brought essential workers to the forefront, Ton explains what companies have done – and can do – to create more good jobs in society.
More people and details will be added as life allows.