“No governance system of principles, rules, and checks and balance can substitute for a **great partnership.**” — Ray Dalio
Balance of Power is a key concept in global affairs and nature — and also in the innovation economy.
The essay’s central point is that, like Lt. Rowan carrying a message to General Garcia, there are times in our lives when we must complete our missions regardless of externalities.
The internet offers three interconnected, world-changing verticals for learning: information, knowledge, and wisdom.
If life cooperates, I would love to work for another fifty years. Each new project — the big ones worth doing — will require at least five years of work.
Outcome-focused work is deliberate. It is direct. It is controlled. And it is transformational.
The system — from education to on-the-job training — teaches people how to be workers, not executives.
All great institutions have rituals and artifacts, but the American military has more than most. One of the military’s most sacred rituals is honoring those who have served and sacrificed.