Being an evil mastermind
introduction for information architects and other operatives
Lutz Schmitt – euroIA – Edinburgh 20...
Learn in only 30 minutes how to:
gain control,
keep that power,
reach your goals,
be an evil mastermind!
5
Why bothering?
Why bothering?
Why bothering?
Because you're right,
the others aren't and
nobody listens to you.
Preparations
Have a goal.
photo byphoto by 76074333@N0076074333@N00 on flickr.com cc-by-2.0on flickr.com cc-by-2.0
You are an expert in _______
Become a master in
people business.
photo by mithril on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0photo by mithril on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
photo by Images_of_Money on flickr.com cc-by-2.0
photo by s8geek on flickr.com cc-by-sa-2.0photo by s8geek on flickr.com cc-by-sa-2.0
photo by julochka on flickr.com cc-by-nc-2.0photo by julochka on flickr.com cc-by-nc-2.0
photo by widnr on flickr.com cc-by-nd-2.0photo by widnr on flickr.com cc-by-nd-2.0
photo by newshour on flickr.com cc-by-nc-nd-2.0
Most important ruleKeep it simple.
there are only minions ...
… and foes.
Some practical advice
photo by alisonlongrigg on flickr.com cc-by-nc-nd-2.0
Help them, to not recognize.
Strategy #1
photo by widdowquinn on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0photo by widdowquinn on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
Be always friendly an...
photo by loop_oh on flickr.com cc-by-nd-2.0photo by loop_oh on flickr.com cc-by-nd-2.0
Make gifts.
photo by carolynconner on flickr.com cc-by-2.0photo by carolynconner on flickr.com cc-by-2.0
Be predictable.
photo by mythoto on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
Strategy #2
Control communication.
photo by mithril on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0photo by mithril on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
Be an information hub.
photo by athomeinscottsdale on flickr.com cc-by-2.0photo by athomeinscottsdale on flickr.com cc-by-2.0
Meetings are weapon...
photo by brynlanyon on flickr.com cc-by-2.0photo by brynlanyon on flickr.com cc-by-2.0
Strategy #3
Shape truth.
Always be the scribe.
photo by jefka on flickr.com cc-by-nc-2.0photo by jefka on flickr.com cc-by-nc-2.0
photo by Lutz Schmitt cc-by-nc-3.0
Make a lot of versions
One last especially for IA
Be the rule keeper.
photo by halans on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0photo by halans on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
No more time left
72 methods and advices left out
photo by mere41782 on flickr.com cc-by-nd-2.0photo by mere41782 on flick...
Good luck!
Yours truly, Lutz
Follow me at twitter: luxux
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  1. 1. Being an evil mastermind introduction for information architects and other operatives Lutz Schmitt – euroIA – Edinburgh 2013 photo by nathaninsandiego on flickr cc-by-nc-2.0
  2. 2. Learn in only 30 minutes how to: gain control, keep that power, reach your goals, be an evil mastermind! 5
  3. 3. Why bothering?
  4. 4. Why bothering?
  5. 5. Why bothering? Because you're right, the others aren't and nobody listens to you.
  6. 6. Preparations
  7. 7. Have a goal.
  8. 8. photo byphoto by 76074333@N0076074333@N00 on flickr.com cc-by-2.0on flickr.com cc-by-2.0
  9. 9. You are an expert in _______
  10. 10. Become a master in people business.
  11. 11. photo by mithril on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0photo by mithril on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
  12. 12. photo by Images_of_Money on flickr.com cc-by-2.0
  13. 13. photo by s8geek on flickr.com cc-by-sa-2.0photo by s8geek on flickr.com cc-by-sa-2.0
  14. 14. photo by julochka on flickr.com cc-by-nc-2.0photo by julochka on flickr.com cc-by-nc-2.0
  15. 15. photo by widnr on flickr.com cc-by-nd-2.0photo by widnr on flickr.com cc-by-nd-2.0
  16. 16. photo by newshour on flickr.com cc-by-nc-nd-2.0 Most important ruleKeep it simple.
  17. 17. there are only minions ...
  18. 18. … and foes.
  19. 19. Some practical advice
  20. 20. photo by alisonlongrigg on flickr.com cc-by-nc-nd-2.0 Help them, to not recognize. Strategy #1
  21. 21. photo by widdowquinn on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0photo by widdowquinn on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0 Be always friendly and polite.
  22. 22. photo by loop_oh on flickr.com cc-by-nd-2.0photo by loop_oh on flickr.com cc-by-nd-2.0 Make gifts.
  23. 23. photo by carolynconner on flickr.com cc-by-2.0photo by carolynconner on flickr.com cc-by-2.0 Be predictable.
  24. 24. photo by mythoto on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0 Strategy #2 Control communication.
  25. 25. photo by mithril on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0photo by mithril on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0 Be an information hub.
  26. 26. photo by athomeinscottsdale on flickr.com cc-by-2.0photo by athomeinscottsdale on flickr.com cc-by-2.0 Meetings are weapons.
  27. 27. photo by brynlanyon on flickr.com cc-by-2.0photo by brynlanyon on flickr.com cc-by-2.0 Strategy #3 Shape truth.
  28. 28. Always be the scribe. photo by jefka on flickr.com cc-by-nc-2.0photo by jefka on flickr.com cc-by-nc-2.0
  29. 29. photo by Lutz Schmitt cc-by-nc-3.0 Make a lot of versions
  30. 30. One last especially for IA
  31. 31. Be the rule keeper. photo by halans on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0photo by halans on flickr.com cc-by-nc-sa-2.0
  32. 32. No more time left 72 methods and advices left out photo by mere41782 on flickr.com cc-by-nd-2.0photo by mere41782 on flickr.com cc-by-nd-2.0
  33. 33. Good luck! Yours truly, Lutz Follow me at twitter: luxux
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