If you do nothing else for yourself or the world today, at least watch this 10 minute TEDTalk given by Zak Ebrahim. Break the patterns of hate and dogma.
NYU Professor Jonathan Haidt uses asteroids as a metaphor for the west’s collision course with hyper-partisanship.
There’s little margin for error because conventional thinking still fears risk. It want the benefits, just without the failure.
Data, indeed even medium and small data, are critical to informed decision making provided you’re focused on the goal. Perhaps more importantly is how you apply knowledge gained from analysis.
Four-star general Stanley McChrystal has had to re-learn his approach to leadership several times over his decades in the military.
All of this talk about the conflict in the Middle East this week reminded me of a fascinating TED Talk by Thomas Barnett. In it he explores a new structure for military organizations — for the US in particular.
Studying how practitioners of other disciplines approach their work can help you create innovative solutions.
Communicators, indeed everyone, can learn new ways of advancing their craft by looking at creators and personalities of all sorts.
Whether open-source is your cup of tea or not, there are many lessons to learn from how participants in that community work together to achieve a goal.