What is expected of a functioning Masonic lodge is going to change in the coming years Continue reading Many Hands Make Light Work?
Jon Ruark and Robert Johnson’s book adapts popular business methods for improving Freemasonry Continue reading Masonic Book Review: It’s Business Time
Should Freemasonry become more efficient, run more like a business? Continue reading Masonic Efficiency
Understanding how organizations fit together affects all people working together trying to accomplish something. Continue reading How Orgs Fit Together
The marketplace of ideas is a nice metaphor, but it has some real problems in 2020, and we’re suffering as a result Continue reading The Marketplace of Ideas in 2020
What I learned about knowledge and research work after doing it for years Continue reading What is the Value of Research & Knowledge Work?
The hype cycle helps tell the story of how societies experiment and learn, and what it shows us about people’s psychology Continue reading The Hype Cycle: How We Adopt New Ideas
How I burned myself out, and what a simple coffee cup can mean. Continue reading My Experience with Over-Work and Burnout
Two Masonic Grand Masters exchange letters in 1860, discussing whether war can be avoided Continue reading Two Grand Masters on the Eve of the Civil War
Most people consider the world like a physical artifact. It’s made of stuff, it has pieces. New things are brought into the world. This is a very limited view though that makes it very hard to see emergent behaviors. An organic view of the world instead looks at things growing out of the world rather … Continue reading An Organic View