Jeff Random

musings and metatheory


A better way to think about giving back




Outcomes>efficiency

Makes me think we need a reframe/relabel at least. More on this to come.

Published by r8ndom, on February 2nd, 2014 at 3:11 am. Filled under: PostsNo Comments

How to make stress work for you, and improve your life.

Published by r8ndom, on September 23rd, 2013 at 10:13 am. Filled under: PostsNo Comments

Habit Design

Published by r8ndom, on July 1st, 2013 at 9:01 am. Filled under: PostsNo Comments

Internal comparisons/ranking

Both of these employee documents are great reads with lots to inspire thinking.

Interesting contemplation: Explicit “no ranking against other employees” (page 113) of Netflix vs the ‘stack ranking’ of peer evaluated value contributions (and therefore compensation) of Valve.


Published by r8ndom, on June 12th, 2013 at 2:05 am. Filled under: PostsNo Comments

Why, How, What?

In addition to teaching you how to frame things, this classic video ties in well purpose based business that you see today (Tom’s shoes & eyewear for example) as well as some of the fantastic ideas from Obliquity, Drive, as well as all the old-school advice about networking.

Published by r8ndom, on September 28th, 2012 at 6:09 am. Filled under: PostsNo Comments

Good ideas = slow boil remixes?

Published by r8ndom, on August 23rd, 2012 at 10:49 pm. Filled under: PostsNo Comments

Heuristics = Metatheory & why they can be better than calculation

Published by r8ndom, on May 11th, 2012 at 3:56 am. Filled under: PostsNo Comments

Quick email philosophy lesson

Published by r8ndom, on March 22nd, 2012 at 8:02 am. Filled under: PostsNo Comments

New Economics, New Wealth

Use Full Screen – and make sure to go all the way through to the end.

Published by r8ndom, on March 5th, 2011 at 3:10 am. Filled under: PostsNo Comments

How to write a good API and why you need it


How to write a good API = required watching for anyone having an app developed, and every one of their potential developers IMHO.

Published by r8ndom, on June 14th, 2010 at 8:50 am. Filled under: PostsNo Comments