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Denken nach Illich A Manifesto for Agile Strategy: oxymoron or innovation? « Made by Many You can talk and think about stuff for ages and ages before doing something or other. Why not just do something straight away and learn from that? London was basking in unexpected sunshine and Tim Malbon (aka @malbonster) and I were wolfing down some fish and chips in Soho. ‘Doing over planning‘ might be the simplest way to summarise the Agile philosophy that Made by Many so fervently pursues (a great non-tech articulation of the Agile approach to web apps is Getting Real by 37 Signals). I was further prompted by Stuart's excellent recent post exploring some of the differences between "Agile" the philosophy and "agile" the adjective, in which he concludes: Two of the most interesting questions for me is how is Agile going to scale beyond a team level? So this is the question that has been haunting me: what role can or does strategy have in an Agile world? My short answer to this, is most definitely. 1. 2. 3. Deep research and immersion in complex problems is all good and well. 4.

The Beginner’s Guide to Zen Habits – A Guided Tour | Zen Habits Post written by Leo Babauta. Follow me on Twitter. While some of you have been following Zen Habits since its early days (beginning of 2007), many of you are fairly new readers. To help you through the fairly overwhelming archives, I’ve compiled a beginner’s guide. Kind of a Quick Start guide. First, a note: Please don’t try to go through this all at once. Take it in small chunks. Where do you start when you have a thousand posts to read through? So here they are: The All-Time Most Popular Posts on Zen Habits But those are just the stars of the All-Star team. Or you can go through a few compiled guides I’ve hand picked for some of the more popular categories: And if that’s not enough for you, here’s a month-by-month Best of Zen Habits: By now, you might want to know more about Leo, the guy who writes this blog … well, here’s more than you ever wanted to know: Whew!

Remapping your strategic mind-set - McKinsey Quarterly - Strategy - Globalization Senior executives need better mental maps to navigate our unevenly globalized world. Although a wide variety of metrics show that just 10 to 25 percent of economic activity is truly global, executives disproportionately embrace visions of unbounded opportunities in a borderless world, where distances and differences no longer matter. In several articles and books, I’ve tried to describe the true nature of globalization and suggest ways for executives to structure their thinking about distance and difference effects (see sidebar, “Understanding the world and measuring distance”). Here, I want to focus on the potential for a special kind of map—one I call a “rooted map”—to help leaders enhance their intuition about the opportunities and threats inherent in our semiglobalized world. Rooted maps correct a misperception reinforced by conventional ones: that the world looks the same regardless of the viewer’s vantage point or purpose. Using rooted maps to understand opportunities Exhibit 1

The Future of Learning Start-up Strategy: To Change the Game, Change the Economics of How It’s Played (photo: laffy4k) Several weeks ago, I found myself in the passenger seat of a car going nowhere fast. My friend, Peter Sims, who had earlier introduced me to the Stanford D.School, was leading the charge into the unknown, hurtling us (hopefully) towards dinner in exotic Burlingame, where people from SF and Palo Alto compromise to break bread. The “us” included Alan M. Alan was co-founder of Fast Company magazine and former editorial director of the Harvard Business Review. More specifically related to this post, Alan developed a very interesting habit more than 20 years ago, when he began to carry a supply of 3 x 5 index cards wherever life took him. His new book, Rules of Thumb, is a collection of 52 truths he’s culled from these notes specifically related to winning in business. Here is Rule #24, one of my favorites. RULE #24 – If you want to change the game, change the economics of how the game is played. Except for the Grateful Dead. So What? How do you do it?

Tools - Maschendraht-Community @ mixxt Im großen Meer der Tools haben wir hier einige nützliche Anwendungen zusammengestellt. Wer möchte, kann diese Liste vervollständigen, beschreibt bitte dann auch, welchen Zweck dieses Tool hat und was ihr davon haltet und vielleicht noch Ideen wie dieses einsetzbar wären. Danke :) Das Internet ist voller lehrreicher Webseiten. Zum Lehrer-web: Hilfe findet Ihr hier: gibt es hier zusehen: Viel Spaß!! Nachhilfeschule (Online Nachhilfe für Schüler) Nachhilfeschule ist eine Plattform für Schüler, auf der sie online Nachhilfeunterricht bekommen. "Wir unterrichten dich LIVE an deinem Schreibtisch! Zur Abiturnachhilfe: * zur Schule: * edublog Awards 2008 - Best Resource Sharing Blog (Meta-Liste) Top 100 Tools for learning Tolle Übersicht über die verschiedenen Tools im Power-Point-Format. Weblin-lite Weblin

The Manager's Handbook: 80+ Open Courseware Collections to Help You Be a Better Leader 100 Incredible Lectures from the World’s Top Scientists | Best C Posted on Thursday June 18, 2009 by Staff Writers By Sarah Russel Unless you’re enrolled at one of the best online colleges or are an elite member of the science and engineering inner circle, you’re probably left out of most of the exciting research explored by the world’s greatest scientists. But thanks to the Internet and the generosity of many universities and online colleges, you’ve now got access to the cutting edge theories and projects that are changing the world in this list below. If you’re looking for even more amazing lectures, check out our updated list for 2012 with more talks from great minds. General Let the world’s top scientists explain exactly how they do their job when you listen to these lectures. Science and Engineering From materials science to the study of thermodynamics, learn more about the science of engineering here. WTC Lecture – collapse of WTC Buildings: Steven E. Biology and Medicine Chemistry Physics and Astronomy Earth and Environment Technology Science and Business

Mentorat et Parrainage - (HTTP) In this short white paper, I will endeavour to answer the key questions you may have about entrepreneurial mentoring and the implementation of a programme: Is this new support relationship for entrepreneurs just trendy or does it have a real impact for new entrepreneurs? Why… Lire la suite Reviewing our latest missions and discussions with large corporations such as: Airbus, Alcatel Lucent, CEA, CMA-CGM, Eurocopter, Gemalto, Pernod Ricard, and Renault, in 2013 here are the main 3 trends that keep coming back in our perspective: Mentoring, community and networks Corporations have finally realized… Lire la suite Le 21 juin je suis intervenue pour le réseau des CCI de France sur la mise en place d’un programme de mentorat entrepreneurial. J’étais invitée la semaine dernière à la signature de la charte nationale du mentorat entrepreneurial à Bercy. J’étais donc à Paris pour le 9ème colloque de l’EMCC France (European Mentoring & Coaching Council) samedi 19 janvier.