Reporting shallow statistics about the number of under represented employees tells us nothing. Diversity initiatives fail if they do not fundamentally alter the institutions power relationships.
Break the endless cycle of critique → reply → rejoinder by embracing adversarial collaboration, a method to solve problems more quickly and transparently.
Following an established recipe does not make us a chef, it makes us the cook. First principle thinking is the path to expertise — to becoming a chef.
Being discontent serves as an early warning signal that our ambitions are out of balance.
Buzz Lightyear has been telling us all along, there is something beyond Infinity, it's the critical order of things, called the Omega.
Storytelling is essential because we know that the impression we leave on others is really about how we make them feel.
We seek to incorporate mental models of the world that differ from ours, building a toolkit to improve the quality of our outcomes.
We have supplanted direct knowledge with access — googling everything we want answered.