Tag Archives: 95% system 5% individual

I openly mock Myers Briggs, but an INTP would do

Remember the ThinkPurpose team role quiz? Well, turns out I was a racoon. But ignoring all the distastefulness of categorising people into 16 types in a Buzzfeed style quiz based on bleeding JUNGIAN ARCHETYPES, let’s… Oh, hang on…I CAN’T ignore this idiocy. … Continue reading

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I am an average employee

Are you a great employee? I’m not, I’m totally average. On twitter I found this pic shared by someone, showing the purported different characteristics of Average and Great employees…. Average Employees vs. Great Employees https://t.co/kZBjuwzwvg — Paul Hopwood (@paulhopwood) October … Continue reading

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4 pie charts you won’t see in a performance report

I do performance reports for a living. Here are the most important 4 pie charts that I will never be able to put into a performance report.

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The Pickle Principle

“Cucumbers get more pickled than brine gets cucumbered.” [link] It’s not just Deming that said that the system is responsible for 95%, and individuals only 5%. The power of context over the individual is huge and that’s science. There’s a … Continue reading

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3 brilliant systems ideas THAT WILL EXPLODE IN YOUR FACE!

Here are three brilliant systems ideas that will explode in your face. . 1: POSIWID What is it? A cunning acronym, “the Purpose Of a System Is What It Does.” Why’s it brilliant then? It reminds that intentions and express … Continue reading

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3 brilliant systems ideas THAT WILL EXPLODE IN YOUR FACE!

Here are three brilliant systems ideas that will explode in your face. . 1: POSIWID What is it? A cunning acronym, “the Purpose Of a System Is What It Does.” Why’s it brilliant then? It reminds that intentions and express … Continue reading

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Waves are not made of water

Waves aren’t made of water, just like sound isn’t made of air. Waves just travel through water, like sound travels through air. Tcch, Zen, eh? The water that you see moving boats up and down isn’t the wave. The wave is … Continue reading

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