Category: Curiosities

  • S P A C E | I don’t have a smartphone

    I don’t have a smartphone. I never did. The most often-asked question I get is, How do you keep in touch with people? The long and short of it is, I don’t. I have a very small social circle and I use email, zoom, and a calendar app to book times. I…

  • Issue #192: ‘Cat’

    Issue #192: ‘Cat’

    This week’s issue of S P A C E is ‘Cat.’ Maybe because it’s easier to find something relatable than all the usual esotericism here at S P A C E that I found ‘cat’ to be a good subject. A theme. A story of the moment. You know even…

  • Tools | Best one-pager on the Getting Things Done Method

    Tools | Best one-pager on the Getting Things Done Method

    Update: Wow.I am so glad I re-instated this! I forgot how handy it was before, and how helpful it is in pushing off to the side things that are ‘someday/maybe’ and getting to task on things that are ‘next action’.  I used to use this, I forgot that I did,…

  • An interview with typeface designer, Donny Truong: Issue #188

    An interview with typeface designer, Donny Truong: Issue #188

    This week’s issue of S P A C E is ‘Talking Type.’ It’s a Q&A interview that I got to do with Donny Truong, who wrote the book on Vietnamese Typography. You can get S P A C E | ‘Talking Type’ in our online shop. I invite you to…

  • Job redesign, knowing when, how

    Job redesign, knowing when, how

    A lot of shifts, a lot of uncertainty. Is it time to redesign things at the workplace? People who want to up the ante when it comes to creating workplace cultures that are truly enriching. Comfort, kindness, care, and wellbeing are buzzwords of course but I feel like it really…

  • Team-building and reflection workshops in Phnom Penh

    Team-building and reflection workshops in Phnom Penh

    What is team-building? According to Wikipedia’s page on team-building, there are several approaches. Team building describe four approaches to team building: goal-setting, role clarification, problem-solving, and how people relate to one another. Goal-setting is about clear goals. Individuals have them, and teams have them.  ‘Team members become involved in action planning…

  • Key metrics for success

    Key metrics for success

  • Issue #174

    Issue #174

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  • ‘The future will belong to… the most creatively collaborative’

    ‘The future will belong to… the most creatively collaborative’

    Found this, by Terrie Glass, at: https://www.zelosllc.com/insights/are-you-losing-by-winning Snippets from, ‘Are you losing by winning?’: ‘The future will belong not to the most successfully competitive, but to the most creatively collaborative. Leaders can build great collaboration among their staff by focusing on one core belief and one fundamental skill. The belief: I…

  • DK’s favorite places in Phnom Penh. S P A C E | Issue #171, ‘Work & Play in Phnom Penh’

    DK’s favorite places in Phnom Penh. S P A C E | Issue #171, ‘Work & Play in Phnom Penh’

    Creating things. Writing things. Gathering with other people who create and write things. This was how we started with Phnom Penh conversations in 2014, when arriving in this city for the very first time. I remember meeting people then through networking in real life, online, and hosting tons of things.…