Sink or Swim (#97)

In past weeks, I have written about people who’ve overcome adversity to reach new heights. Paul de Gelder is one such person and his incredible story offers a window into how one can create something…

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Freedom to Fail (#95)

We all need room to make mistakes. The goal should be to learn from them and move forward, without repeating them. An example of restricting that freedom is Volkswagen’s diesel engine debacle. According to many…

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Bad Week (#93)

A Sunday in April 1981 started off a very bad week for Dr. Mary-Claire King. Her husband declared that he was leaving on vacation the next day with one of his graduate students and, subsequently,…

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The Human Element (#91)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a hot term these days. Slowly but surely, it’s being introduced into all aspects of our lives and big bets are being made by investors that it’ll have an even greater…

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Calculated Risk (#90)

A recent story of Delta Flight 302 offers an instructive lesson about taking calculated risks. With Hurricane Irma’s eye fast approaching, bringing 185mph, Category 5 winds along with it, this Delta flight to New York…

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