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Entrepreneurs: Stop Fetishizing Failure, Start Asking Absurd Questions

It is becoming an increasingly popular trend in Silicon Valley to place failure on a pedestal. According to author Tim Ferriss, the phrase “fail fast, fail forward” has become a motto, and he is concerned that fetishizing failure as something harmless that only leads upwards can actually be dangerous or deadly in some industries. Instead, Ferriss

By |2019-07-16T13:36:15-04:00March 15th, 2018|Categories: Leadership, Learning Culture|0 Comments

Desire Success? Start Asking Dumb Questions

Investor, advisor and author Tim Ferriss says that often times the smartest questions are the “dumbest” — the ones that no one asks because they are afraid of being shamed. In a world where everyone is afraid of looking stupid, a lot of basic improvements and ideas get missed for fear of embarrassment. Through several anecdotes amassed

By |2019-07-16T13:36:16-04:00March 1st, 2018|Categories: Leadership, Learning Culture|0 Comments

Want to Succeed? Fail Until You Find Your Passion

In this video, Sarah Robb O’Hagan discusses some of the experiences and revelations that she had while working on her book, Extreme You. Among the most impactful realizations is how many of the most amazingly successful people who, having achieved the “pinnacle” of a field (such as getting an Olympic gold medal), are never truly satisfied.

By |2019-07-16T13:36:16-04:00February 1st, 2018|Categories: Entrepreneurship, Leadership|0 Comments

Master Your Craft

In this video, Malcolm Gladwell, staff writer with The New Yorker magazine and author of four New York Times bestselling books, discusses what separates “geniuses” from the rest. In addition to putting in countless hours of work, Gladwell highlights the importance of being proactive, learning to deal with the inner critic that causes people to

By |2019-07-16T13:36:16-04:00January 10th, 2018|Categories: Leadership|0 Comments

Innovation Strategies: Elon Musk on Founding SpaceX

Finding Opportunity Where Others Think It’s Impossible In this video for Big Think Edge, Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, talks about how opportunity isn’t based on “disruption for the sake of it.” While Musk has shaken the foundations of numerous industries—from payment transactions and automotive manufacturing, to energy and space exploration—the driving

By |2019-07-16T13:36:36-04:00January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Innovation, Leadership|0 Comments

Learning How to Thrive: A Masterclass in Work-Life Balance

Summary Arianna Huffington, author of Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder, discusses the necessity of making time for yourself and avoiding burnout in achieving lasting, long-term success; whether you’re working for a company or building your own business.

By |2019-07-16T13:36:36-04:00December 6th, 2017|Categories: Performance Management|0 Comments