It's better to discuss issues, even if they are potentially inflammatory vs suppress them, risking they erupt without notice, later
Google execs lost an opportunity to discuss issues that are key to psychological safety such as sharing differing opinions.
Talk about fake news... theguardian.com/technology/20…
Chaotic times need calm and grounded people who make thoughtful, deliberate decisions.
When you lose your fear and sense of shame you gain a lot of power. - Sarah Nadav
When we're faced with contradictions, what do we choose? To obey the law/culture or stick to our morals? pic.twitter.com/KF5tWL7U6F
We're supposed to learn to be human from robots? singularityhub.com/2017/07/05…
Re: sexual harassment/assault in SV. Let's start IDing the needs people fill when they do what they do... the human need to feel significant
An ex of a leader who fails to design & cultivate a functional team culture. It cost him his CEO job of his own firm theguardian.com/technology/20…
Danish Govt's video re: how absurd it is to give private info in analog life when we approve it for a free app youtube.com/watch?v=xYZtHI…
Question everything. To be able to do that, you have to feel that you'll be ok regardless of the amount of certainty in your life.
A wonderful ex of creativity & innovation -- connecting unexpected dots:youtube.com/watch?v=HnnSQv…
Liberation is about our rights to question everything - Ai Wei @aiww_en youtube.com/watch?v=YMtsod…
The emerging leadership model: using work as a tool for self-development. Ex with Eileen Fisher: youtube.com/watch?v=OO0-Fs…
Leadership is when people follow you because they want to vs have to.
Why be interesting? So that you can leave a mark, not a blemish - Jessica Hagy
Leaders must lead outside the same box in which they're socialized. How? Seeing people as humans with inherent value - all else follows.
You need different skills in each context - corporate & entrepreneurship. A success in one won't seamlessly apply to the other. Adapt.
Why do smart people struggle as leaders? They don't use their emotions as data.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. - Goethe
Why Americans smile and others don't. Hint: it's context. Cute video: theatlantic.com/video/index/5…
See how each "camp" lives in contempt of the other. We won't achieve much this way: graphics.wsj.com/blue-feed-re…
If you want to know if you can trust someone, trust them! - Ernest Hemingway
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. - Abraham Lincoln
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. - Abraham Lincoln
You never change things by fighting the existing model. For change, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete. - Bucky Fuller
There is more right than wrong in you, regardless of what's wrong. -Jon Kabat-Zinn
The mind is like an ocean - sometimes calm, sometimes tumultuous. How do you respond to your mind? And do you respond the same way at work?
Truth heals even if it's painful. Lies postpone the truth and create consequences that can be avoided by telling the truth.
Reason alone is not sufficient to explain today's global problems & find creative solutions. Reason & emotions are the power duo that will.
A telling picture, yet hard to know what it really says: pic.twitter.com/SGTGiwxKkk
Train people well enough to leave. Treat them well enough to choose to stay. - Richard Branson @richardbranson
"Do not be bamboozled by the world of social conditioning" - Deepak Chopra - talking re: the assumptions embedded into our minds by society
Why do you stay in prison (the one w/o walls) when the door is wide open? Set yourself free: CHOOSE your thoughts, feelings & actions!
A prison without walls: believing that you're only as good as your visible achievements & what you get is what you're worth.
We may encounter many defeats, yet we must not be defeated. - Maya @DrMayaAngelou
Which entrepreneur will have the guts to change the current bus model that caps human potential & then replaces humans w robots?
Today's leaders need to think outside the same box that produced them. - Jim Garrison, Ubiquity University
You might like this resource on trust: tinyurl.com/lxyn5wd
"The only people for me are the mad ones: mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved..." - Jack Kerouac
Carol Dweck reminds us that improving ourselves feels better than proving ourselves. What prevents us from doing so? What we assume.
We don't mean to hurt anyone... but we'll continue doing it. When intention and outcomes don't match: theguardian.com/business/2017…
You can’t demand relevance. You have to earn it.
Life is not what it's supposed to be. It's what it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference. - Virginia Satir
Happy Mother's Day to mothers who are honest to their kids! Honesty --> integrity --> resilience needed in face of uncertainty.