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There are those that walk among us who think for a living. You're one of them!

The Hired Thought Podcast Ben Mosior (Hired Thought)

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There are those that walk among us who think for a living. You're one of them!

    #8 — Society in Transition (Dr. Caitlin McDonald)

    #8 — Society in Transition (Dr. Caitlin McDonald)

    COVID-19 is changing our society, but how are we coping? Ben is joined by digital anthropologist Dr. Caitlin McDonald to discuss our collective re-examination of common assumptions about work, community, and life. Read Caitlin’s latest report: Coping with quarantine: pandemics & reconfiguring the collaborative workspace Follow Dr. Caitlin McDonald’s work at the Leading Edge Forum […]

    #7 — Language Is Key, but Context Is King (Dean DiStasio)

    #7 — Language Is Key, but Context Is King (Dean DiStasio)

    Ben is joined by artist Dean Distasio to explore what it takes to create transformative conversations through complexity-informed artistic works. Dean shares his process and offers unique perspective on networks, narrative, and the importance of language and context. Image Link: https://theagilewallaby.com/king-of-context The Agile Wallaby Power and Ecosystems of Change: Ann Pendleton-Jullian at TEDxGeorgetown (Scaffolding) Follow […]

    #6 — Organizational Resilience (Matt Stratton)

    #6 — Organizational Resilience (Matt Stratton)

    Legendary DevOps friend Matt Stratton joins Ben for a discussion on the very near and dear topic of organizational trauma. Matt shares important lessons from his experiences, as well as a few secrets to building organizational resilience through incident response. (Content warning: General discussion of trauma.) Fight, flight or freeze: Releasing organisational trauma (blog) Fight, […]

    #5 — Building Bridges (Colleen Esposito)

    #5 — Building Bridges (Colleen Esposito)

    Ben is joined by Colleen Esposito, an agile coach and self-described bridge-builder with an incredible set of unique experiences spanning finance, software development, project management, and even home renovation. She and Ben explore the complexity of engaging with organizations as an outsider and what it really means to change the way we work. Colleen Recommends: […]

    #4 — Implicit Guidance (Mario Platt & Ben Ford)

    #4 — Implicit Guidance (Mario Platt & Ben Ford)

    Special guests Mario Platt (Privacy Beacon) and Ben Ford (Commando Development) join Ben Mosior for an extensive discussion of the OODA Loop, the Cynefin Framework, and Derek M. C. Yuen’s book, Deciphering Sun Tzu. Boyd: The Fighter Pilot Who Changed the Art of War Thinking in Bets The Evolution of Wealth Deciphering Sun Tzu Loon […]

    #3 — How are you doing as a human? (Toby Sola)

    #3 — How are you doing as a human? (Toby Sola)

    This episode features a thoughtful discussion with Toby Sola, Co-Founder & CPO of Brightmind, a meditation app for managing stress and anxiety. Ben and Toby explore the intersection of meditation and technology, as well as how to start inviting contemplative practice into your workplace. Our mutual friend Tasshin Shinzen Young The Monastic Academy Meditating in […]

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