In a functional society, this conversation would be unpleasant, uncomfortable, and unsparing. It would force us to face some ugly truths about ourselves, our leaders, and our institutions.
We can live in a parallel universe of our making – largely online, where we can selectively hear, believe, and repeat – or we can live in the real world. But we cannot do both.
What if the best way to boost productivity — individual and collective — is to relearn something every child knows. Naps are the best.
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As Mattis says, if you’re taking on the world, bring your allies. You will need them.
Free enterprise is the most powerful way to increase peace and prosperity. But only when its North Star goal is more imaginative than serving a single constituency.
So everything begins with elimination. Start with the poison.
The real secret to growing an empire? Turn would-be competitors into mega buyers and distributors.
As allies and adversaries have learned, Fox and Friends is the best way to influence the 45th president of the United States.
Before there was Tim Ferriss, there was Frederick Winslow Taylor.
Jeff Bezos became the world's richest man by changing his mind. A lot.