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Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I'm possible

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Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I’m possible.

Discover how people manage to perform incredible feats, such as reciting 100,000 decimal places of the number pi.

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration

Discover why a good idea alone is not enough. Realising your idea is the hard part.

The death of one person is a tragedy. The death of millions is a statistic

Learn how you can convince people with numbers, by wrapping it in a nice story and learn how you can defend yourselves against those stories

Management is doing things right, leadership is doing the right things

Take a moment to think about the difference between leadership and management and discover that we are all leaders

Great minds think alike

Learn how to identify groupthinking and learn to install an open culture where everyone can freely express their opinion.

Explain it to me like I’m a 4-year-old

Learn how to write down an idea from beginning to end in simple language that a child can understand. Explain the "why", not the "what".
What is the Feynman technique?
How can you use the Feynman technique to explain something in a simple way? Richard Feynman (1918-1988) is considered one of the greatest physicists ever, in the line of Einstein,...
How fast does our knowledge grow?
In his 1982 book “Critical Path”, futurist and inventor R. Buckminster Fuller estimated that if we were to equate all the knowledge accumulated by mankind by the year one A.D....
What do people mean with the “obligation to dissent”?
An important task for each group member is to recognise the symptoms of groupthink in time and to alert the others to the dangers. But an even more important task...
What is Charles Darwin’s golden rule?
Charles Darwin, English biologist, revolutionised of course our thinking on natural selection with his masterpiece “On the origin of species” in 1859. His thesis that mankind is descended from the...
What is groupthink?
Groupthink is a phenomenon that occurs when a group of individuals reaches a consensus without critical reasoning or evaluation of the consequences or alternatives. Groupthink is based on a common...
Who said great minds think alike?
The quote “Great minds think alike” first appeared at the beginning of the 17th century. It is thought to date back to 1618 where it started as “good wits doe...


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