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Leading Thoughts for April 2, 2020

IDEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. A philosopher at Oxford University, Toby Ord explains the risks we are taking here on spaceship earth: “We have done many things to exacerbate the risk: some that could make pandemics more likely to occur, and some that could increase their damage. Thus even “natural” pandemics should be seen as a partly anthropogenic risk. Our population now is a th...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Instagram, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Leading Thoughts, Oxford University Toby Ord


Leading Thoughts for March 26, 2020

IDEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. Bill Welter and Jean Egmon on the difficulty on truly seeing the world as it is: “Paradigms are wonderful shortcuts as we think about the world, but they are deadly if they are not attuned with reality. All of us are bombarded with increasing waves of data and sensory inputs, and whether we realize it or not, we have become increasingly resistant. It’...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Instagram, Sam Altman, Leading Thoughts, Bill Welter, Jean Egmon


Leading Thoughts for March 19, 2020

IDEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. Erik Larson commenting on Winston Churchill’s belief that leaders should make people feel “loftier, stronger, and, above all, more courageous:” “Recognizing that confidence and fearlessness were attitudes that could be adopted and taught by example, Churchill issued a directive to all ministers to put on a strong positive front. ‘In these dark days th...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Leadership, Instagram, Winston Churchill, Churchill, Erik Larson, Jared Diamond, Leading Thoughts


Leading Thoughts for March 12, 2020

IDEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. Erich Bühler on the persistence of old mental models: “We generally stick to old mental models until new ways of thinking appear. During the change process, however, we tend to see the new only through the old lens. When the first motorized vehicles were built in the nineteenth century, cars looked more like carriages than automobiles. This was becaus...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Instagram, Leading Thoughts, Erich Bühler, Better Business Transformations II Betsy Myers


Leading Thoughts for March 5, 2020

IDEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. Robert E. Quinn on the connection between changing a system and understanding it: “Kurt Lewin argued that we cannot really begin to understand a system until we try to change it. He understood that individual as well as collective scripts would stay hidden until the normal way that the organization operates is challenged. As soon as a change agent int...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Instagram, David Jones, Kurt Lewin, Robert E Quinn, Leading Thoughts


Leading Thoughts for February 27, 2020

IDEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella shares his love of learning: “The one thing that I would say that defines me is I love to learn. I get excited about new things. I buy more books than I read or finish. I sign up for more online courses than I can actually finish. But the thing about being able to watch people do great things, learn new concepts, is somethi...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Instagram, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Jon Gordon, Leading Thoughts, Steve Clayton Microsoft


Leading Thoughts for February 20, 2020

IDEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I.Porter Moser, head coach of the Loyola University Chicago men’s basketball team, on how to find success: “How you think is how you feel, how you feel is how you act, and how you act is what defines you. I believe completely in the progression of these three statements. If you’re thinking good thoughts, you’re going to have a bounce in your step. You’re g...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Instagram, Loyola University Chicago, Porter Moser, Jeffrey Hull, Leading Thoughts, Passion Energy


Leading Thoughts for February 13, 2020

IDEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I.Rachel Botsman discussing trust issues that revolve not just around trust and technology, but trust issues around size: “I think so much of what we need in our lives are smaller systems, where you can really serve people’s best interests. I am a huge supporter of local news, I’m a huge supporter of community practices, all these things are very important...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Instagram, John Kenneth Galbraith, Rachel Botsman, Leading Thoughts


Leading Thoughts for February 6, 2020

IDEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I.Samuel R. Chand, a leadership author and consultant, on disruption: “A fighter pilot knows he's in the right spot when he's getting anti-aircraft fire. If you're not catching flack for your disruptive idea, you're not over your target yet. Keep flying.” Source: New Thinking, New Future II. Michelle King in stressing that gender equality is not about fixi...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Instagram, Michelle King, Leading Thoughts, Samuel R Chand