In this edition: Filament Friday, saltshaker leadership, AI innovation, origins of office-speak, bad note-taking apps, Napoleon's Kindle, chimp-pigs, sleep baseball, and more.
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Welcome to Idea Surplus Disorder. In this edition: leadership lessons, "spiky" points of view, silence as a superpower, holiday small-talk guide, thinking in metaphors, gadget catalogs, corn mazes, superglue, and more. I’m Matt Homann, the founder of Filament, and I’m glad you’re here! Ideas + Insights Cultivate more
In this issue, Thinksgiving 2024, how to party with us, amateur presenting, zombie projects, ghosting clients, failure safety, leadership teams, art titles, predictability, spy thrillers, and more.
In this issue, why marketing doesn't really age, delegation tips, technology's speed, the allure of rabbit holes, unfriendly futures, creepy dolls, Scooby Doo, David Pumpkins, and more.
In this edition: Thinksgiving Thursday, why to maximize for optimism, the origin of the term "soft" skills, transformational creativity, imaginative strategy, business model disruption, the Christmas Tree Effect, what we "see" inside our heads, dashed lines, and more.
In this edition: deep reading, complex problems, super-busyness, super-linearity, Super Mario, stupidity, and more.
In this edition: Lauren Fast joins the Filament team, Thinksgiving sponsorship opportunities, toxic positivity, imposter syndrome, the curse of project management tools, science fiction, Seth Godin, Land of the Lost, murmuration, cats, and more.
In this edition: how to get GROSS with your bloated processes, reset with some Dutch niksen, why to make meetings hard to schedule, what you can learn from others' 1-star reviews, artistic leaf raking, cutting things in half, and more.
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