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Living & learning

I am currently studying for a micro-credential in Organisation Design and Development with Open University. There is a fantastic mix of what I already know, what I thought I knew, and completely new information. In the latter category is the fact that the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has established principles that characterise a human-centred organisation. ISO 27501:2019...

Managing Oneself

Cover of 'Managing Oneself' by Peter Drucker

Self-awareness is increasingly identified as a critical leadership quality and a worthwhile pursuit for any professional. This little book is a great place to start. Peter Drucker’s classic ‘Managing Oneself’ has been an indispensable reference over the years. The book (more of an essay really) promotes self-awareness and offers a simple framework for self-reflection: • What are your strengths...

Lifelong (re)learning

I’ve been blown away by the reaction to this annotated Dunning-Kruger graph. Simple thoughts that resonate with a lot of people. I’ve learned a lot just through posting this.

Top 5 books 2019

A tough year to pick a top five from, but here goes. Tragic Design Jonathan Shariat and Cynthia Savard Saucier Shariat and Saucier explain how poorly designed products can anger, sadden, exclude, and even kill people who use them. Through a series of historical case studies, the errors of design become woefully apparent. The designers responsible certainly didn’t intend harm, so what can we do to...

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In My Experience is the personal blog of Rick Monro, a designer & researcher in Belfast, N. Ireland

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