Good reads: 24th May 2015
Google Ventures’ design process, holacracy, alternative economies and how to assess disruptive technologies in this roundup of the week’s interesting reads.
A people-based approach to product management
Product management can be focussed on the external market or on the internal technology. However, there’s currently a shifting focus towards an empathetic, people-based approach.
Why we need good news
We’re constantly exposed to negative news stories and it’s affecting our health and society. What if our news was less emotive and more balanced?
Good reads: 10th July 2014
Articles about why we should change the way we think about changing the world and how to save the co-operative movement in light of The Co-operative’s annus horribilis.
What is human-centred design?
Learn more about human-centered design and join IDEO.org’s online learning community at designkit.org.
How to start a startup
“How to start a startup” is a free online course offered by Stanford, featuring speakers such as Sam Altman from Y Combinator and a range of other successful entrepreneurs.
Arbejdsglæde / Happiness at work
Denmark is often listed as the happiest country on the planet and its workplaces are amongst the happiest places.
Inspiring talks about happiness
Mihaly Czikszentmihalyi asks, “What makes a life worth living?” Noting that money cannot make us happy, he looks to those who find pleasure and lasting satisfaction in activities that bring about a state of “flow.”