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Get Over Yourself: Why Narcissism Is Bad for Business

Imagine a caveman getting down on his knees on the shore of a serene lake for an afternoon drink of water, only to catch his reflection and become the first human to actually behold his own face. Being a marginally intelligent creature, our prehistoric ancestor eventually realizes that the image[…] Read On

Totally Cool Summer Wines

Soon after we moved to the Bay Area in the mid-90s, my wife Kim attended the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco. She’d bring home these enormous textbooks about wine. I was instantly fascinated, and our first trip to Sonoma wine country sealed the deal. We both fell in love[…] Read On

Paradoxical Truths That Will Blow Your Mind

Some of the most powerful life and business lessons are apparent paradoxes. I say “apparent” because once you learn to question popular dogma and look at things objectively, the paradoxes ultimately resolve into truths. I’m not making this up. It’s fundamental to how things work. It’s a yin and yang thing.[…] Read On