Nautilus - 4 Oct 2018
This is an excerpt from “The Genius Checklist”, just published by MIT Press. In studies of children and historical figures, IQ falls short as a measure of success. Simply put: intelligence is not a determining factor in those who make it and those who don’t (reads in 9-11 min).
Published in Weekly selection 5 October 2018
Wharton Executive Education - 30 Sep 2018
A bit self-serving because we co-wrote it, but it doesn’t make it less true! Leading decision makers are increasingly recognizing that not only are walking and working compatible, but that walking actually improves business outcomes. Simple yet effective: walking improves decision-making and problem solving (reads in 3-5 min).
Published in Weekly selection 8 September 2018
Thrive Global - 17 Aug 2018
In a surprising confession, Elon Musk just told the New York Times that he’s exhausted by his 120-hour weeks. Arianna tells him why this is a “wildly outdated, anti-scientific and horribly inefficient way of using human energy”, reminding him that people are not machines. For humans, downtime is a critical feature, and the science tells us that there’s simply no way someone can make good decisions and achieve world-changing ambitions while running on empty. Tesla short-sellers might want to take note (reads in 4-5 min).
Published in Weekly selection 25 August 2018