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Is Google Built to Last?

In my analysis of the events surrounding James Damore’s now infamous Google memo, I stated that what had happened could be explained by the premise that Google holds diversity as a core value, where as Damore holds individual merit as … Continue reading

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CBC is Schizophrenic Over Google Memo

The CBC published two opinion pieces yesterday on the leaked Google “echo chamber” memo: Google axing someone for mouthing off in a memo was not a smart move; and Google delivered an important message by firing its employee for his … Continue reading

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The Seven Archetypes: The Magician

Previous Post: The Emperor The seventh and final archetype I call The Magician. Magicians seem to be very rare, but perhaps they are just hard to spot. The Magician relates to others consciously, rather than by a subconscious mental pattern. … Continue reading

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The Seven Archetypes: The Judge

Previous Post: The Knave of Swords The fourth of the seven archetypes I’m going to discuss is the Judge. This is a fairly powerful way of relating with the world. Judges are masters of compromise, and of following precedent, AKA … Continue reading

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Elon Musk’s 10 Principles for Success

I recently watched Evan Charmichael’s video compiling 10 clips of Elon Musk talking about success: It’s amazing how many of the principles overlap with Jim Collin’s Good to Great (GTG) principles. Here’s a summary of the principles from the video: … Continue reading

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The Seven Principles of Good to Great

The book “Good to Great” by Jim Collins is technically a business book, but many of its findings apply to individuals as well. The seven principles discovered by Collins’s study in almost all companies that went from good to great, … Continue reading

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