Shawn Roos

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I’m sure of some things, but certain of few things

“The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves and wise people so full of doubts.” — Bertrand Russell


Bloat compounds.

When an incoming university president requested suggestions for changes that would allow the university to better serve its students and community, only 11% of the responses involved removing an existing regulation, practice or programme. Similarly, when the authors asked study participants to make a 10 × 10 grid of green and white boxes symmetrical, participants often added green boxes to the emptier half of the grid rather than removing them from the fuller half, even when doing the latter would have been more efficient.

Adams…


Here’s how to avoid the common pitfalls and self-sucker-punches of negotiating raises for your most strategically valuable employees.

Don’t play the credentials card.

Bench the benchmarks



Ilya Milstein — “The Minimalist’



Beginner’s Mindset


Partners stab you in the front.

Shawn Roos

Product at Canva. Creative heart, curious soul, connective mind. Past lives in Advertising, Digital, Insurance and Christianity. Adoption advocate. Beer. ADHD.

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