The end of economic growth; or significantly slower growth (much closer to zero) – it’s debatable. What does this mean for 1st world nations? What does this mean for us personally? Are current events helping transition our economies? A great article exploring this new reality:
Behavioral economics & behavioral finance; these things have taught me more about people and the world than my psychology class ever did! As credit card companies analyze us to get their money back they learn interesting things about our behaviour. And they know that “You can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.”
Leadership matters. These are people who have the potential to short circuit humanity’s tendencies when applied to a misappropriate situation. For example, take this whopper. Described in the podcast is what happens to regulators when they interact with their peers and how their polite interaction let a world-wide crisis bloom.
A great explanation of loyalty. As one of my primary values this article was like looking into a mirror. I have learned however that loyal people need to be very careful about whom or what they are loyal to. There is potential for abuse by those who do not understand what loyalty is.
A shocking graph; “The share of people working at home has been rising for the past few decades, as telecommuting has become more popular, but the rise hasn’t been nearly enough to make up for the earlier decline.”