Head winds / tail winds asymmetry

Do this exercise before you read rest of the post. Round 1: List in 3 minutes all the head winds and tail winds in ur life. Round 2: Them double the number of tail winds in 2 minutes. Round 3: Double them in 2 minutes more. Count the # of  head winds and tail windsContinue reading “Head winds / tail winds asymmetry”

Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge

Charles Darwin noted “Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge” Nobel prize winning psychological analysts defined what is known as the Dunning Kruger effect … “The Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which the unskilled suffer from illusory superiority, mistakenly rating their ability much higher than average. This bias is attributed to aContinue reading “Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge”

Learning from Obama – Part II

Back in 2008 I wrote a post about learnings from Obama’s election for startups … I am now compelled to write the second part of that observing what appears to be dissapointing presidency of Barack Obama. Here are some lessons for startups … Long term vision, scalability are all great but with out short term tacticsContinue reading “Learning from Obama – Part II”