16 February 2016

Ruth Chang: How to make hard choices

Chang walks through why decisions are hard and how to navigate them. "What makes a choice hard is the way the alternatives relate," she says and this causes us the most anxiety. She proposes that we call alternative "on a par." This allows us to realize that the choices are of similar value but that each value is of a different kind. Like comparing apples and oranges.

Ruth Chang: How to make hard choices

11 February 2016

Hans and Ola Rosling: How not to be ignorant about the world

The world is surprisingly better off than we thing it is. Hans and Ola present some general rules to better tune our intuition. Ola then helps us understand why knowing about the world is important.

Hans and Ola Rosling: How not to be ignorant about the world

02 February 2016

Derek Sivers: How to start a movement

Start a movement:
  1. You need a leader
  2. You need a follower, that is embraced as an equal
  3. The leader needs to show the follower how to follower
  4. The leader keeps going
  5. But the follower recruits more