Navigating Upwind

Beyond the rah-rah and glitzy motivational speak is this: It’s easier to captain a boat that’s moving. Even if, for now, that boat is purposely headed off course. In sailing, this maneuver would be known as a “tack” or (the more extreme version), a “jibe”.  These zigzag maneuvers are used for reaching destinations upwind of... [More...]

The Happiest Place on Earth?

For all of our material wealth, the US is dismally unhappy. Even Disney World is not so much “happiest place on earth” as it is a stressful chase for the next dopamine hit. In the words of marketing savant, Seth Godin, “…the occasional [Disney World] visitor has far less fun than you might expect. That’s... [More...]

What I learned about greatness from Richard Branson

Or rather, what occured to me while listening to Richard Branson speak (although he never mentioned it). And then from listening to Joe Polish talk about Richard Branson. For me, this was a perfect case of the teacher appearing when the student (me) was ready. A little background is in order. If you’re awake, questioning,... [More...]

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