Concepts

When you talk to people, you rely on a shared understanding of the language and terminology you use. Groups of people often resort to using jargon, which is specialized language referring to concepts relevant to the in-group, to make the exchange more efficient. However, using jargon can create a communication gap between those who are familiar with it and those who are not. In this context, creating a structured way of representing knowledge by visualizing ideas and how they relate to one another can be helpful. By creating a “map” of concepts, we can better understand and share them with others.

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LEARNING

Dreyfus model

Dreyfus model

five distinct steps of mastery

description:a formal model on learner progression, the emerging skills they acquire, and the challenges specific to each step.

Shu Ha Ri

Shu Ha Ri

Imitation. Understanding. Emulsion.

description:a Japanese martial art concept that is used to describe the stages of learning on the path to mastery.

PRODUCTIVITY

Memento Mori

Memento Mori

remember, you will die

description:Our time on earth is limited, so try to make the most of it.

Return On Investment

Return On Investment

make it worth the effort

description:Evaluate the efficiency of your investments, by comparing the ratio between net income and investment cost

description:Differentiate between the things/situations where you can have a direct impact, and those where you don't.

COMMUNICATION

Heartfelt Dialogues

Heartfelt Dialogues

Unravelling Emotional Influences on Communication

description:our responses are mostly governed by our emotions. So are the responses of others.

description:Three distinct ways of leading a group, and their impact on productivity.

description:Differentiate between the things/situations where you can have a direct impact, and those where you don't.

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

description:Aim to write working, understandable, and maintainable code.

description:Converting system characteristics into a structured solution that meets the technical and the business expectations.

description:The testing pyramid categorizes software tests ranging from isolated (fast, less realistic) to integrated (slow, more realistic).