The case for playing the long game

Good things take time. If we all settled for immediate results, there would be no Apple, Amazon, or Tesla. The world’s best leaders are visionaries. They work years ahead, having planted the seeds for what’s happening now to springboard them into the future. When asked what he thinks when analysts congratulate him on a “good […]

A function of the mistakes

There is little precedent to predetermine if something works. As Nassim Taleb writes, “Trial and error is freedom.” Is cryptocurrency legitimate? Will autonomous cars be safe? Do social networks divide us? Even brilliant minds slip up, especially in the incipient stages. But we should ultimately be judged by the volume of our work rather than […]