Leadership

Leadership

Like a boss.
Jan
15
Super Cities №262—What to Learn from Magic and Bird

Super Cities №262—What to Learn from Magic and Bird

I even hated him more because I knew he could beat me.
2 min read
Oct
07
Super Cities №249—American Cowards

Super Cities №249—American Cowards

Sunday was not a day of rest. It was a day of national shame.
2 min read
Sep
17
Super Cities №242—Who Wants to Lead The World?

Super Cities №242—Who Wants to Lead The World?

For decades, America earned its role as the global leader. It would be a hell of a thing to give up voluntarily.
2 min read
Sep
04
Super Cities №238—Firefights and Friendships

Super Cities №238—Firefights and Friendships

As Mattis says, if you’re taking on the world, bring your allies. You will need them.
1 min read
Aug
15
Super Cities №234—How Eisenhower Made Decisions

Super Cities №234—How Eisenhower Made Decisions

So everything begins with elimination. Start with the poison.
1 min read
Jun
18
Super Cities №216—How To Pick A Co-Founder

Super Cities №216—How To Pick A Co-Founder

In a savagely competitive world, the difference between great and very good is much, much larger than the difference between very good and good.
2 min read
Jun
06
Super Cities №212— Overlord

Super Cities №212— Overlord

For a young man from Iowa or Baltimore, or a small town in Canada or Britain, this would have been his first look at the vaunted German war machine.
3 min read
May
16
Super Cities №205—Why Leaders Should Break Ranks

Super Cities №205—Why Leaders Should Break Ranks

Nixon used his deep bank of anti-communist credentials to establish a historic diplomatic breakthrough with the world's most populous communist country.
1 min read
Jan
20
Super Cities №167 — Mayors Go To Harvard

Super Cities №167 — Mayors Go To Harvard

Among public officials, mayors have the best and hardest jobs.
1 min read
Dec
14
Super Cities №158 — John Wooden’s Twelve Lessons in Leadership

Super Cities №158 — John Wooden’s Twelve Lessons in Leadership

Between 1964–1975, Wooden’s team won ten national championships, including seven in a row. For context, no other team in college basketball history has won more than four titles in a row.
1 min read