Guides + Primers
A collection of 18 posts
On Letting Go
Walking out of the Uncharted office for the last time.
The Burnout Age
When we credit burnout to busy seasons or to remote work or the pandemic, we’re letting ourselves off the hook.
Our society is simultaneously characterized by wildly disproportionate accountability for trivial transgressions and zero accountability for profound institutional failure.
The more short-term our thinking, the easier we are to manipulate
The Insider - May 2022
On social enterprise funding models, social media, burnout, and letting go and moving on from Uncharted.
Uncharted Insider - April 2022 (Special Edition)
Uncharted has merged with Common Future
Uncharted Insider - March 2022
On 10 years in
Wisdom of the Desert
When we slow down to notice the details, we find the truth.
The Hidden Benefits of a 4-Day Workweek
The 4-day workweek challenges vague top-down norms of what a workweek should be with specific bottom-up data about what inputs lead to the most important outputs, shifting power from boss to employee.
Considering de-centering our anthropocentric worldviews
Witnessing Distant Wars
Perhaps we are never more alive when we are conscious of both how little power we have and how much power we have. Perhaps it matters not how we calculate our power, but simply that we bring our bravery to this harsh world.
Uncharted Insider - February 2022
On witnessing distant wars, the challenges of anthropocentrism in the climate fight, the unexpected benefits of the 4-day workweek, and the details of the desert.
The Power in Humanizing the Abstract
In between spreadsheets and poetry, there is sacred, powerful ground for us to connect and mobilize.
Implications of Remote Work
The societal shift to remote work is a bigger shift with more wide-reaching implications than the shift from a 5-day to a 4-day workweek
On Imperceptible Change
If we are in the business of social change, we grow in maturity and humility when we loosen our grip on knowing exactly what change will look like or when it will happen.
Uncharted Insider - January 2022
The power of imperceptible change, implications of remote work, and working on the spectrum between spreadsheets and poetry.
White Paper: Opportunities at the Intersection of Web3 and Social Change
A White Paper outlining the opportunities for the social sector to leverage Web3 technology.
How to begin a new year
When we bring our innocence, we find ourselves on solid ground.