8/8/16

Running Towards Danger*




The best 13 minutes on leadership I've seen to date: *14:30 to 27:24.

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Necessary SPOILERS: (1) Here's the best [graphic, not suitable for children] rebuttal of the idea that texts are "too easy" (Sinek's words) to fully convey emotion.
(2) re Alpha--omega: Safe to say, free choice, moral comprehension* theory of mind (progress*, wisdom*... retribution...), are all well suited to keeping dubiousness -- hierarchical and otherwise -- generally in check.
(*Thank bloody hell...
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Btw note: Exceptional minds -- from Newton to Darwin to Wazniak -- almost as a rule are significantly less pompous than their peers... Just fyi.)
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(3) Re "Work [stress] is killing us," here's a great related post:
The McGonogal Sisters: 'Make Stress Your Friend and Live Ten Years Longer' 
And, speaking of dubiousness; (4) turns out the jury's still deadlocked on whether or not menstrual synching is noise or signal. (This American Life #630, Act 4, 'Period Drama'.)

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Addendum:  

And here's one of my favourite talks on entrepreneurship -- and the importance of not getting carried away with the perceptions of bystanders:



(Gladwell on Malcolm McClean*, and the implementation of modern container shipping.)

ps / *btw: McClean started his business in 1935; arguably the peak of the worst prolonged period of economic stagnation in modern history.


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(Thanks for your interest,
and all the best.)