Tim Ferriss: I have learned tango, kickboxing, languages – all this crazy stuff. It’s because I had a method and that is a method that you can use.
Nitin Nohria: If you make others around you feel that you took the best advantage of every opportunity you were given, I promise you, you will get more opportunity in the future.
The challenge we have in a democracy is that we can change our minds depending on which party is in power.
Do you add to the energy in the room or suck the energy out?
Five insights that give us the scientific understanding to move into the twenty-first century in a knowledgeable way and to begin to choose the future that we want.
An awful lot of innovation is based on the remixing of existing ideas and sometimes adding a little bit new as well.
Women have at least 50 percent of buying power in households and I think it’s natural and essential that businesses have women on their boards.
Niall Ferguson: going on a world tour and seeing which systems do the best job seems like a pretty good starting place to me.
Ask each person individually who benefits more from the relationship.
Rote knowledge is worth less and less than it was before. And so we need an education system that challenges students at all levels, particularly as they get a little older to think about problem solving skills, to be able to be broader in their base of education.
People are not so open to new ideas that they’re running around stealing them.
We’re at a pivotal moment and our decisions today really could make a difference for thousands of years.
I wrote a book called Standing on the Sun because a physicist said to me once, ”To understand the way that the solar system actually worked, Copernicus had to be standing on the Sun.”
We should just be eating real food. If it’s raw or cooked, I’m happy if people just eat real food.
A broken heart isn’t something that should be discounted.