The Uncertainty Mindset 2019-2020

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Vaughn Tan3rd January 2021 at 7:01pm

Peopl, often in teams, working together in interdependent ways toward the same goals. The newsletter repeatedly harps on how open-endedness and the uncertainty mindset leads to organizations that work well and are able to both innovate and adapt in situations of uncertainty. On that, see negotiated joining, open-ended roles, motivation, desperation by design, and goal-setting. (I only harp because it is true.)

See also: design, habits, hiring, open-ended roles, resilience, resource with no predefined form, strategy, the work of uncertainty.