Throwntogetherness

or, the juxtaposition of previously unrelated trajectories

Three Words 2018: Less, Dwell, Write

In the last few years I have been choosing some focus words for each year, rather than a New Year’s Resolution. In 2018, after reflecting on the words and things … Continue reading

January 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

Becoming a quality scholar through deep work

How do we become scholars that produce quality thinking and research, and stay sane in an academic environment where bringing in salary recovery dollars and churning out publication ‘fluff’ sometimes … Continue reading

August 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Collective Strategies for Deep Work

In a previous post reviewing Cal Newport’s book Deep Work I promised I would write a post sharing more collective strategies for enabling deep work, in particular for people with … Continue reading

April 4, 2018 · 1 Comment

The Invisible Gender of Deep Work

A book review of Cal Newport’s Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, 2016, London: Little Brown. It’s no secret that many of us find it difficult … Continue reading

April 1, 2018 · 7 Comments

Arisan (rotating savings and credit group)

Originally posted on Keywords of Community Economies in Asia:
Indonesia Ririn Haryani and Kelly Dombroski Arisan is a rotating credit system that has been present in Indonesia for over one…

March 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Surviving Well Together

  KELLY DOMBROSKI and STEPHEN HEALY describe a community economies approach to poverty which seeks to acknowledge what people are already doing in their communities to sustain themselves and then … Continue reading

March 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Three Words 2017: Prepare, Deeper, Joy

Prepare, deeper, joy. For 2017, these were my touchstone words, reminding me of the things I was to ponder and experiment with this year. Choosing a word for the year … Continue reading

December 27, 2017 · Leave a comment