What I’m Reading – The Week of March 10th

Below are some of the most intriguing, thought-provoking and actionable performance-related content pieces I read, watched or listened to this week.

  • Life Lessons By Daniel Kahneman


After a crisis we tell ourselves we understand why it happened and maintain the illusion that the world is understandable. In fact, we should accept the world is incomprehensible much of the time.

  • Pure Downside, No Silver Lining


Pessimism is usually just extrapolating bad events without considering the offsetting reactions that push things in the other direction. That’s why it’s often wrong.”

  • How Our Reaction To Failure Influences Future Performance


As human beings, we are inherently lazy creatures. Couple this with our need to protect our ego, and you get a dangerous combination of a tendency to want to assign blame to recent external items.”

  • Have We Reached Peak Big?


No one can know what will happen on the other side of the peak, but eventually we might all in fact be going over the bar backward.”

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