12 notes tagged with "mental-models"

Bullshit filters

Source These are heuristics, not hard-and-fast rules. 1. Are they free to speak their minds? If they are in an institution – who funds it…

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Published on 29th November, 2020

Cynefin framework

This framework attempts to categorize situations into 4 areas so that we can decide which response to use for each area. You can understand…

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Published on 2nd July, 2021

Eisenhower Matrix

Make a 2x2 grid with 2 axis - Important and Urgent. This is how you treat the four quadrants... Important, Not Urgent: Schedule for later…

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Published on 8th May, 2021

First Principles

This tool will let you break down a problem into is smallest units and build a solution focusing on those units. Some ways to do this...…

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Published on 2nd July, 2021

Fishbone Diagram

Use this to find the root causes of issues. Also know as Ishikawa diagram or cause-and-effect diagram. Define the problem (Eg. User Signups…

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Published on 2nd July, 2021

ICE Model

When you have to prioritize, rate all options 1-10 for these questions... Impact of success Confidence of success Ease of implementation…

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Published on 8th May, 2021

Mental Models

Mental Model is a simplified mental representation of a complex real world system. Mental Model is how we understand the world. When we try…

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Published on 8th May, 2021

OODA Loop

Decision making process and Mental Model Observe Orient Decide Act Its a learning system - lets you operate in uncertainty. The idea is to…

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Published on 24th May, 2021

One Level Higher

One Level Higher is a Mental Model that tries to go to a higher level of abstraction. Ask yourself "Am I optimizing a cog or the entire…

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Published on 8th May, 2021

Pareto Principle

80% of your output will come from the top 20% of your inputs. To maximize ROI, invest in the 20%. This is a Mental Model to make medium time…

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Published on 8th May, 2021

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