Tuesday Dispatch: Issue 50
The Owl and The Beetle
3 Droplets of Leadership
Non-Obvious Traits of High Performers
A High Performer is a person who consistently executes their craft at a top-1% level over an extended time.
Check out this article to find out the non-obvious traits of such individuals.
What causes poverty?
A lot is missing from debates and policies surrounding poverty but the biggest deficit, according to Dr. C. Nicole Mason, is honesty.
Impoverished people aren't poor because they're lazy; they're poor because social mobility is institutionally suppressed.
How To Make Stress Your Friend
Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken, and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case.
Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive and introduces us to an unsung stress-reduction mechanism: reaching out to others.
Check out this great TED Talk
2 Grains of Technology
The 50 Greatest Fictional Deaths of All Time
They’ve assembled the 50 greatest fictional deaths of all time—the most moving, funny, shocking, influential scenes from books, movies, TV, theater, video games, and more.
It’s a list that spans nearly 2,500 years of human culture, from Athens to A24, and is so competitive that even poor Sydney Carton and his famous last words couldn’t make it.
Check it out!
The 100 Best Hotels in the World
Looking for a great place to stay for your next vacation?
Don't miss it!
1 Atom of Reflection
Continuing on the previous week's topic, let’s discuss the beetle. It comes as a reference from this great poem by Robert Heinlein.