What is it that separates super successful people from the rest of us? Are they smarter or more talented? Do they have access to opportunities that we don’t? When you ask successful people about how they've managed to be so successful, one of the most common reasons they give is...
Here’s a fascinating story told by British, poet, writer and explorer Robert Twigger in support of his belief that we all can and should become polymaths. “I travelled with Bedouin in the Western Desert of Egypt. When we got a puncture, they used tape and an old inner tube to...
The woman who is responsible for the compatibility questionnaire on Match.com that has been taken by more than 14 million people across the globe, has developed a similar product for the workplace. Helen Fisher is a biological anthropologist at Rutgers University and her research sheds light on the neurological basis...
Can technology be used for social good? I think we can all agree that technology has changed the world forever. We can access information quickly. Connect with loved ones across long distances. Pay our bills online. We have many examples of personal benefits – but what about the societal benefits? Surely technology has...
I think we can all agree that sexism in Silicon Valley is out of control and needs to be fixed. To discover how, we spoke with Angela Lee, the Founder of 37 Angels, a New York investing syndicate. Angela is also an educator at Columbia Business School. She teaches women to become angel investors. More women investing in...
I think we can all agree that sexism in Silicon Valley is out of control and needs to be fixed. To discover how, we spoke with Founder of New York investing syndicate, 37 Angels - Angela Lee Angela is also an educator at Columbia Business School. She teaches women to become angel investors. More women investing in startups fuels innovation and enriches culture. In an...
We all know that absolute power corrupts absolutely. Some of the most powerful people on earth are the dictators on the African continent that allow genocide and starvation in their backyard while they feast on delicacies. Their power, actions and decrees smack of madness. And that’s just it. They may very well...
Elon Musk is a modern-day polymath. He has expert knowledge on four separate fields: degrees in Physics and Economics and is self-taught in aerospace and automotive engineering. From this knowledge he has built four multibillion companies: SpaceX, Tesla Inc., SolarCity and the non-profit OpenAI. Pretty amazing, right? If you're like me,...