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Leadership: A Master Class

March 7, 2013

Leadership: A Master Class Daniel Goleman, Host More Than Sound A “must have” wealth of resources Years ago, I began to recommend books that I thought should be added to what is, in effect, an in-house business library that almost…

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UNDERSTANDING IS A POOR SUBSTITUTE FOR CONVEXITY (ANTIFRAGILITY): A Conversation with Nassim Nicholas Taleb

February 15, 2013

Here is another in the CONVERSATIONS AT EDGE series, in this instance a conversation with Nassim Nicholas Taleb. “The point we will be making here is that logically, neither trial and error nor “chance” and serendipity can be behind the…

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TALES FROM THE WORLD BEFORE YESTERDAY: A Conversation with Jared Diamond

February 8, 2013

Here is another in the CONVERSATIONS AT EDGE series, in this instance a conversation with Jared Diamond who explains, “I’ve set myself the modest task of trying to explain the broad pattern of human history, on all the continents, for…

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THE NORMAL WELL-TEMPERED MIND: A Conversation with Daniel C. Dennett

January 31, 2013

Here is another in the CONVERSATION AT EDGE series, in this instance a conversation with the philosopher Daniel C. Dennett. He is perhaps best known in cognitive science for his concept of intentional systems, and his multiple drafts (or “fame…

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