Why do live performances, like King Lear, give us a sense of wonderment in a way that technology cannot? As it turns out focusing on one task at a time, like watching a play, allows us to better understand what’s happening in the moment and minimizes fatigue in making decisions
WTF Jeff? How I Put Failure Into Context
If failing became normalized perhaps we could help future generations not be afraid to try while simultaneously creating a culture of learning and growth.
How We Got to Now: Looking Back to Step Forward
I recently had the pleasure of speaking with the CEO of Heitland Innovation, Jens Heitland. I share experiences as an employee, thought leader, pioneer in podcasting, and entrepreneur over the last 20 years.
The Impact of a Formalized Mindset
Considering an artists’ perspective on how to forget the name of the product we’re working on may help teams consider the importance of innovation. Especially in a world seemingly obsessed with simply getting to a state of “good enough” and “done”.
We Exist Inside the Stories of Our Minds
Intelligence is a toolbox we use to reach a given goal, but strictly speaking it doesn’t entail motives and goals by itself. The motivation of our AI’s will stem from the existing building blocks of our society.
I Walked Into a Bar and Discovered The Meaning of Ownership
What’s the level of psychological ownership in your organization today? What if the level of psychological ownership turns out not to be high enough to move ahead? In this story I share how I applied this theory in sharing research results with senior leaders, managers, and teams.
You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know…And That’s The Problem
The information age has created somewhat of a paradox. While the world has access to the wisdom of several ages, we continue to work from a position of professional and individual absolutes.
When I was younger I learned to play the drums. It was when I focused on jazz that I learned the critical difference between top-down vs bottom-up thinking as described by Daniel Kahneman.