Among public officials, mayors have the best and hardest jobs.
To understand why the world feels fractured, we must look at incentives. Not conceptual incentives — “you and I believe the same thing” — but material incentives: will we individually, materially, and quantifiably gain or lose from this action or inaction?
We’re not exactly reading The Federalist Papers.
JP Morgan would not have been able to steer European investments or consolidate a giant industry without valuable, unique information.
When designed correctly, loops can create immense value for people within its gravitational pull.
If the answer is anything other than an emphatic yes, you may want to look at other opportunities.
Leadership is like porn: you know it when you see it.
Fifty years before you knew his name, Robert Mueller volunteered to fight, and potentially die, in a foreign land. The Vietnam War — his war — would guide his path long after it was over.
If you’ve ever taught a class — or tried to have a spontaneous human moment with someone eyes-deep on their phone — you know that it is nearly impossible to break the Facebook-Twitter-Instagram time and focus monopoly.