These are the things I've written that are tagged "TED"

The Inequality Speech That TED Won’t Show You

Sounds like good sense to me. Shame that TED is too spineless to make it available: We’ve had it backward for the last 30 years. Rich businesspeople like me don’t create jobs. Rather they are a consequence of an eco-systemic feedback loop animated by middle-class consumers, and when they thrive, businesses grow and hire, and […]

Leadership Lessons from Dancing Guy

Dan Sivers’s TED Talk about First Followers, and how Lone Nuts become Leaders. I am not sure I agree with his overall conclusion, but Dancing Guy is a monument to something no matter how you slice it. Runs 2 minutes 58.

Jesper On Staying “Above Execution”

The Universal Approach: … this pattern is evidently sane, well-tested and produces good results: talk to people. Figure out what they want. Don’t rely on them telling you what they want, and don’t rely on you knowing what they want. Figure out a way to separate what they want from how they want it, which […]

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