Put Your Ideas in Quarantine
Meetings are Terrible in Westeros, Too!
My name is Matt, and I’ve got Idea Surplus Disorder a.k.a. “Shiny Shiny Syndrome” real bad.
You’ll know you have it too when you regularly give in to an overwhelming urge to start working on something new (and amazing) instead of wrapping up your current projects.
And Idea Surplus Disorder isn’t only an individual affliction — organizations can suffer from it, too!
Though “ISD” isn’t (usually) fatal, the cumulative results of pursuing new ideas at the expense of finishing others can have debilitating impacts on your business and your team.
With a certain HBO series resuming this week, we thought we’d share a few fun whiteboard sketches with you. Enjoy!
We brag about our meeting methodology being “content agnostic” because we believe it is more important to have someone running your meeting who knows how to get the most out of the smart people in the room vs. being smart about the same things they are.
Dump the Hour Keynote and Do This Instead
We don’t like to use PowerPoint at Filament, but have sat through our share of bad presentations elsewhere. In case you’re at a meeting and bored to tears, have a bit of fun and play some PowerPoint Bingo!
Monday Morning Meeting #33
Here's an "alternative" keynote format we've used at Filament that combines the best of TED Talks, conversational engagement, room for introverts and extroverts to think and process alike, and speaker-audience connection.
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Welcome to our Monday Morning Meeting. You're right on time!
Sometimes, just changing the question gets us better answers: Think About What You Could Do, Not What You Should Do: