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The Myth of ‘Make the World a Better Place’

I bet a lot of people watching CNBC yesterday cringed when virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier referenced the anti-vaccine movement that led to a resurgence in potentially deadly childhood diseases like measles and whooping cough. “Think about parents who worry about vaccines,” said Lanier. “I think vaccines are marvelous technology,[…] Read On

Enron Ken Lay and Jeff Skilling

Know-It-Alls are Obnoxious — Know-It-All Leaders are Dangerous

There’s nothing more annoying than a self-important jerk bragging about how smart he is. Football picks, investments, business decisions – it doesn’t matter what it’s about; it’s that smug arrogance that gets you. And, if we’re being honest with ourselves, maybe that jealous little voice in our heads that says,[…] Read On