Random finds (2016, week 24) — On quantum leadership, the power of constraints, and happy daydreaming

Harley Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark, by Gehrdt Bornebusch, Max Brüel, and Jørgen Selchau as well as the artist Poul Gernes.

Quantum leadership

Jim Everingham, Head of Engineering at Instagram.
  • Walter Isaacson, President and CEO of the Aspen Institute, a nonpartisan educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C., and author of the authorized biography Steve Jobs, discusses how Jobs may have had a prickly personality, but his ability to build loyal and innovative teams was one of his greater talents. (BigThink)
  • Wicked-Problem Solvers, by Amy C. Edmondson, on how cross-industry team can bring radical innovation. The question is how to build and run them. (Harvard Business Review)
  • Generative Team Design. Innovation, Psychological Safety, and Empathy, by Dara Blumenthal, PhD and Nathan Snyder.

The power of constraints

One of Faig Ahmed’s ‘psychedelic’ carpets from classical Azerbaijani textiles.

A bit more …

The Vitra Fire Station in Weil am Rhein, Germany, was Zaha Hadid’s first built project.

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