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How One Company Replaced Meetings and Bureaucracy With Pairs, Ceremonies, and Storytelling

How One Company Replaced Meetings and Bureaucracy With Pairs, Ceremonies, and Storytelling | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
At Menlo Innovations structure--and multiple keyboards--allows you to split the difference between chaos and bureaucracy.
Samuel Pavin's insight:

Stop speaking lean for companies and startups. Here is lean. Or, rather, here is the way a company should work.

Stop looking for new processes and/or concepts (be they called lean or anything else) and just do smart.

 

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Problem With Procrastination? Try This: Do Nothing

Problem With Procrastination? Try This: Do Nothing | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Just about anyone who has ever put off a troublesome task is familiar with one of my Secrets of Adulthood: Working is one of the most dangerous forms of procrastination.When there’s some chore
Samuel Pavin's insight:

Or be lazy ... again :)

It is Friday, the best day for doing less so that piece of advice comes in at the right time. Somehow.

Anyway, back to serious business, it actually hits the spot in the sense that Gretchen Rubin mentions her move out of house to avoid the temptation, "of the Internet" for instance.

That is where she is so right. Procrastination nowadays has less to do with doing nothing than it has with actually having lots of opportunities to do something else.

And this is where this piece of advice becomes an absolute rule for entrepreneurs (and other too). Guys you already have an awful lot to do. Do not let this lots distract you from doing the right thing, whatever that thing is.

Spending a hour with friends might prove as valuable as trying to write down business plan option number 12 (or more... or less).

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