Simply giving employees a sense of agency - a feeling that they are in control, that they have genuine decision-making authority - can radically increase how much energy and focus they bring to their jobs. Charles Duhigg We all have periods when the world seems to get a way from us. Too much to do: … Continue reading A Sense of Agency: Feeling in Control.
There is a zen story about a professor of Eastern religions. He went to visit a zen master. After talking for some time about his views on Buddhism, the professor asked the master to give him a teaching. As the monk had already talked with the professor, he set out to give him an appropriate … Continue reading The Minimalist Mind
As ever, the Dalai Lama can be relied upon to get straight to the heart of any problem. Our materialistic, consumer economy is driven by the need to keep selling things to people who do not really need them. Where objects have become more important than people. The advertising industry sells us shiny toys based … Continue reading 7 useful quotes about minimalism.