How To Receive Feedback

Receiving feedback well is not synonymous with implementing it. Resisting to implement feedback, especially when espoused by those in power, can be especially challenging, just ask Galileo. Yet before considering whether feedback should result in change or not, consider what it’s telling you about the deliverer. This person perceived X. How did they get that…

In Time

Out with the ancient and in with old. Out with the old and in with the new. Out with the new and in with the tried and tested. There’s a place for it all depending on the goal.

Potential

Inversion and its application in various thought exercises continues to interest me. What do you want to have on your tombstone? Now, reverse that. What would you not want on your tombstone?

We’ve Seen This Before

Power corrupts. Arrogance creates more enemies than friends. Those who don’t learn from their mistakes are destined to repeat them.

What I Read Last Week

Samantha Power is a solemnly intense, and deeply passionate humanitarian-focused diplomat. Power has an incredible story, leaving Ireland at the age of nine to immigrate to the U.S. where she became a citizen at the age of 23. Her memoir The Education Of An Idealist is filled with honest reflections and insight into the inner…