“I always recognized the limited social value of trading. I think there is a need for someone to provide risk warehousing and liquidity to markets, but trying to tell the story about how I was adding value or contributing to society was hard. And that always bothered me.” — John Arnold
“It’s a necessity, not only to archery, but to any sport, for people to recognize the fact that the fundamentals are what makes people good at things.” — John Dudley
“Sometimes the things you can do to cause the most rapid appearance of short-term progress can undermine long-term development.” — David Epstein
Why do those last few “O”s in a bowl of Cheerios tend to clump together in the middle of the bowl or around the edges?
How, where, and why do most people die behind the wheel of an automobile? Is there anything we can do to prevent deaths on the road?
As soon as this week’s podcast with Ryan Holiday went up people began contacting me to say how timely it was, if not outright eerie, given it was recorded a few months earlier. Only the day before it was released, we learned about the tragic helicopter crash that claimed the life of Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, along with seven other people.
Today’s episode of The Qualys is from podcast #25 – Scott Harrison: transformation, finding meaning, and taking on the global water crisis.
“No great leader is mistake-free. Every leader makes mistakes, but it’s the equity that you’ve built up into the people that you are around that will forgive you for making an honest mistake. . . [and they] aren’t going to abandon you because of that mistake. . .they still trust your vision and how you can get there.” — Mark Messier