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Feature Template | 2021-05-12 | 27 words
Feature:NAME DESCRIPTION Background:NAME DESCRIPTION Given STEP_DESCRIPTION And STEP_DESCRIPTION Scenario Outline:NAME DESCRIPTION Given STEP_DESCRIPTION And …

Food Rules | 2021-05-12 | 13 words
Eat Food Not too much Mostly plants source: Food Rules by Michael Pollan

Easier Goals | 2021-05-06 | 83 words
Envision: Spend time each and every day envisioning your life as it will look after you have achieved your goal. Assess: Create an honest assessment of where …

Kanban | 2021-05-06 | 92 words
Fundamentals Visualize work Limit work-in-progress Method Start where you are Incremental, evolutionary change Respect the current process, roles, …

Places | 2021-05-03 | 90 words
Rockford, Michigan; less than one year Seattle, Washington (& environs); more than twenty years US Army; five years @ Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Fort Benning, …

Eating apples | 2021-04-23 | 48 words
Ambrosia Autumn Glory® Braeburn Breeze™ Cameo Cosmic Crisp® Crispin Daybreak Empire Envy™ Fuji Gala Gravenstein Hidden Rose Holstein Honeycrisp Jazz™ Jonagold …

ADHD note | 2021-04-22 | 22 words
emotional dis-regulation reaction sensitivity 3 Rs recognize respond reflect reframe green engage prepare yellow slow down calm down red disengage seek …

André Gide Quote | 2021-04-22 | 18 words
Everything has been said already; but as no one listens, we must always begin again. — André Gide

Article ideas | 2021-04-22 | 76 words
a news bit with corporation person language removed on using tools vs play cask of amontillado with verbs redacted on coming to ruby via Chef, a journey on …

Black Umbrellas | 2021-04-22 | 156 words
On a rainy day in Seattle stumble into any coffee shop and look wounded by the rain. Say, Last time I was in I left my black umbrella here. A waitress in a blue …

Business writing | 2021-04-22 | 61 words
Purpose: why the document is being written, the goals of the document Audience: who will read the document, include unintended audiences who might read your …

Canons of conduct | 2021-04-22 | 127 words
by Thomas Jefferson never put off to tomorrow what you can do to-day. never trouble another with what you can do yourself never spend your money before you …

Chinese mountain poets | 2021-04-22 | 152 words
by Li Bao You ask me why I dwell in the green mountain; I smile and make no reply for my heart is free of care. As the peach-blossom flows down stream and is …

Collect, process, organize, review, and do | 2021-04-22 | 247 words
Collect what we might have action about or attention on. Process it – classify the commitment and decide the action step. Organize the results into action, …

Desired outcome | 2021-04-22 | 123 words
Any result you want to achieve or experience you want to have. This is a broad catch-all category, which is designed to give you permission to capture anything …

100 Thematic Writing Subjects | 2021-04-21 | 158 words
Introduction Complicated Making History Rivalry Unbreakable Obsession Eternity Gateway Death Opportunities 33% Dead Wrong Running Away Judgment Seeking Solace …

A list | 2021-04-21 | 24 words
Sleep Food Exercise Routine Early rise Drink water Attention upon intention Be, think, do Be, do, have Other people Purpose Own your life/moment Journal

A set of tests for writing | 2021-04-21 | 62 words
the I believe ……. test the so what test the why test a single point overcome self doubt educate, entertain, or inspire action-outcome people need to belong to …

Affirmation | 2021-04-21 | 165 words
A written self-talk statement Affirmations are statements about desired experiences or outcomes, written in the first-person present tense, with rich texture. …

Alphabet sentences | 2021-04-21 | 1702 words
A large fawn jumped quickly over white zinc boxes. A mad boxer shot a quick, gloved jab to the jaw of his dizzy opponent. A pox on you, jergens, old beanbag, …

GTD task | 2021-04-21 | 13 words
Tasks are observable activities that can be completed in one period of activity.

Ideal scene | 2021-04-21 | 258 words
A detailed description of a desired future. Ideal scenes can take on many forms – mocked-up articles in the press describing how extraordinarily successful your …

Intention | 2021-04-21 | 143 words
A resolve toward a direction, value, outcome or purpose. An intention can be used to express an inclination toward something – a desire for a more on-going way …

Intuition | 2021-04-21 | 104 words
Hunches about where things are going and optimal approaches to it. Intuitive insights are seldom recognized when we have them. It’s useful to notice when an …

List of feelings | 2021-04-20 | 276 words
Feelings when needs are satisfied Affectionate compassionate friendly loving open hearted sympathetic tender warm Engaged absorbed alert curious engrossed …

Needs | 2021-04-20 | 51 words
Atmosphere: especially having the correct kind of lighting Presence or mindfulness (think switching off your phone!) Pleasure: treat smart food! Equality: we …

One Pager | 2021-04-20 | 105 words
The Problem How do we communicate clearly in a business or technological setting? The Solution Write a One Pager. To write a good One Pager: Write it in one …

Traveller SFRPG Versions | 2021-04-20 | 27 words
Traveller MegaTraveller Traveller: The New Era Marc Miller’s Traveller GURPS Traveller GURPS Traveller Interstellar Wars Traveller D20 Traveller Hero …

GTD mastery checklist | 2021-04-06 | 1621 words
The Basics I have read Getting Things Done from front to back. I have a calendar, which is always on hand. I use my calendar for appointments and day-specific …

20,000 feet | 2021-04-04 | 85 words
Areas of focus and responsibility Important spheres of work and life to be maintained at standards to “keep the engines running.” This is a good checklist to …

30,000 feet | 2021-04-03 | 79 words
One- to two-year goals and objectives What do we want and need to accomplish, specifically, within the next 12 to 24 months, to make the vision happen? Where is …

40,000 feet | 2021-04-02 | 71 words
Three to five-year vision What it will look, sound, feel like with successful implementation. Long-term outcomes and ideal scenarios. Visions represent larger …

50,000 feet | 2021-04-01 | 159 words
Purpose and principles Ultimate intention for something, and the standards for its success. Why are we doing this? What are the critical behaviors? Principles …

Progymnasmata exercises | 2016-07-04 | 68 words
A set of rudimentary exercises intended to prepare students of rhetoric for the creation and performance of complete practice orations (gymnasmata or …

On Alerts | 2015-04-20 | 63 words
source: from the Thoughtworks radar In monitoring, the common approach is to conceive of erroneous conditions and set alerts when these appear. But it is often …

Nordstrom Innovation Lab, empathy | 2014-04-20 | 15 words
Open-ended Questioning Why? Tell me more? Deep Listening Back-to-Back Listening Emotional Response Profile Emotional Check-in

Nordstrom Innovation Lab, frameworks | 2014-04-20 | 19 words
Business Model Canvas Lean Canvas Rainforest Canvas Jobs To Be Done Kaizen T User Stories Journey Mapping Personae ProtoPersona

Nordstrom Innovation Lab, methodologies | 2014-04-20 | 14 words
Agile Lean Lean Startup Design Thinking Systematic Inventive Thinking Synectics Test Driven Development (TDD)

Nordstrom Innovation Lab, practices | 2014-04-20 | 23 words
Kanban Make Work Visible Pairing Auditions Time Boxing Concierge MVP WIP 2x2 grid Triz Stop, start, more, less, Continue Flexible Work Spaces Kaizen

Nordstrom Innovation Lab, reading list | 2014-04-20 | 19 words
Lean Startup Orbiting the Giant Hairball The Innovators Dilemma Innovators DNA GameStorming Small Bets The Toyota Way Gamestorming StrengthsFinder

Nordstrom Innovation Lab, rituals | 2014-04-20 | 12 words
Daily Standup (Big and Little) Weekly Retrospectives Show + Tell Lean Coffee

Perfect Health Diet supplement notes | 2012-04-20 | 271 words
These “supplemental foods” we recommend eating on a regular schedule: 3 egg yolks daily, 5 yolks daily for women who are pregnant or planning to become …

Rubyist | 2012-04-20 | 29 words
include 'everyone' ruby_community.each do |rubyist| give hug if rubyist.accept? :hugs awesome.lightning_talk (rubyist self).pairing do write.test case …

Privately owned public spaces in Seattle | 2010-04-20 | 173 words
99 Union Street, Union St. plaza and stairs to Western Avenue 200 University Street, Hillclimb, atrium and transit tunnel access 600 Stewart Street, Arcade and …

zsh notes | 2010-04-20 | 78 words
zsh startup and shutdown condition first second always /etc/zshenv ${HOME}/.zshenv login /etc/zprofile ${HOME}/.zprofile interactive /etc/zshrc …

Microtasks | 2007-07-17 | 258 words
source: Steve Pavlina Here’s an example 20-step microtask breakdown for the task of writing a new blog article. The steps are in sequential order: Define a …