These are all evolving lists of things – learnings, stories, resources – that I share in the hope they helpothers and invite new recommendations.

Podcasts I Listen To

I love podcasts. I want to see what my friends and Twitter friends listen to, so I listen to podcasts on players that are making an effort on social features. To date that has been Breaker and Podhero: Breaker is more established, so has more people on it and better recommendations. However it has quite […]

Running Resources

Get Hyped Born to Run by Christopher McDougall Such an amazing story, covering: The Tarahumara and what we can learn from their way of life & running The early days of ultra-running and the colourful characters in that world. Blow-by-blow stories of some incredible races How the heel strike was considered the ideal running style […]

Productivity / Sanity

“The real problem of humanity is the following: we have paleolithic emotions; medieval institutions; and god-like technology.” EO Wilson Phone Tips No apps other than messaging have push notifications on. iPhone is always in do not disturb mode with call notifs exception. Strict no phone in the bedroom rule. Helps avoid using it late at […]

Powerful Quotes

Me against my brothers; my brothers and me against my cousins; my cousins, my brothers, and me against strangers. Old Bedoin proverb, quoted by Jonathan Haidt Le doute n’est pas une condition agréable, mais la certitude est absurde. Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is an absurd one. Voltaire, letter to Frederick II […]

Career Advice

Personal Lessons Avoid arguments in email chains, even if one on one. Have the chat in person / on a call. “Never write in an email something you wouldn’t want printed on the front page of the New York Times”. Say you want someone to do something – use priming to get them to realise that it […]

Classic Comic Strips

A growing library of my favourites.  Fuslli you crazy bastard! How about never? Abstraction Before we got fire Escher Cynics Anonymous

Climate Pragmatists

People, organisations, companies, that are pragmatically helping us understand and tackle climate change. Related post: We Need to Start Celebrating our Progress on Climate Change This is roughly in decreasing order of usefulness for me. Please suggest others in the comments! An Ecomodernist Manifesto I wish I’d started there. Incredibly pragmatic and well written. I then […]

Powerful Stories

What Really Happened Aboard Air France 447 A Popular Mechanics article about AF Flight 447’s crash – a terrible tragedy. This article comments the recording of the cockpit in the last minutes before the crash. It’s a chilling read. The New French Hacker-Artist Underground A Wired article about a hacker-artist group called “les UX” who […]

PM Resources

Here are the resources/readings/inspirations which have had the biggest impact on me roughly in decreasing quality. I’ll keep updating it as I discover new ones – please don’t hesitate to let me know your thoughts/suggestions in the comments! Reminder: Experience is King Product management is a messy process with all the biases, emotions, and hidden […]