I carefully curated a 629 song 1990s Spotify playlist. That intense and lengthy experience — seriously, my list is over 45 hours long! — impressed on me why it is better to curate your own life experience rather than rely on an algorithm to do so.
My recent conversation with Mark LeBusque on his Simply, Practically Human podcast was a breath of fresh air. No B.S., just two lone wolves meeting up to deeply explore what’s on our minds. If you want to listen to us riff on why playing nice isn’t always nice and how most workplaces dress up compliance as collaboration, tune in to our conversation on Spotify or whooshkaa below.
The hiring process for creative people is broken. That’s because creativity is viewed with suspicion by organizations today.
If a truly creative person slips through the HR department’s filters, it’s because they’ve had to hide their identity. Businesses need creative people but they’d prefer new hires to follow stale processes rather than bring new ideas.
Time for this madness to stop! My new podcast episode is for hiring managers who are prepared to get honest about recruiting talented people.
I watched two Netflix documentaries — The Social Dilemma and My Octopus Teacher.
The former features a bunch of ‘experts’ warning us about the very thing they created while the latter features an individual who chose to have his own unmediated experience of the world by befriending an octopus.