The Dave Semenko principle: Focusing on your area of genius*
The Oilers allowed Gretzky to play to his strengths. In the language of our firm, they allowed him to focus on his “Area of Genius.”
Quick win: The problem with saying yes
When you say yes to doing something you’re not good at, you are also saying no to something you are.
How I was almost suckered into a pyramid scheme
“Just because something isn’t a lie does not mean it isn’t deceptive. A liar knows that he is a liar, but one who speaks mere portions of truth in order to deceive is a craftsman of destruction.”
(Not) boring finds for March 2015
Our team occasionally uncovers signal in the daily parsing of noise. Since such information can be easily passed over, we thought we’d make it a habit to share some links that we’ve liked recently.
What’s up with Denmark?
For a country whose population is smaller than that of NYC, the Kingdom of Denmark is getting a lot of press these days.
Zero to 24 hours (part 2)
There is something surreal about cycling alone on a mountain at 3:00 A.M. The trees loom in the darkness, lit only in passing by the lights on your helmet and handlebars.