Adam Grant on the Business Culture of Lies, Narcissists, and Ego in HBO’s “Succession”

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYTnkZxwGEY In this episode of the Succession podcast, host Kara Swisher speaks with Adam Grant about what happens when a culture of lies, narcissists, and ego is fueled by a demanding and demeaning boss. Adam…

A Major Step in Global Space Policy

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With increasing commercialization, the lines between military and civilian uses of space are less blurry. On Nov. 15, 2021, Russia destroyed one of its own old satellites using a missile launched from the surface of the Earth, creating…

Global Business Leaders Need to Push Ethiopia Toward Peace

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As the Ethiopian crisis escalates rapidly, this is a vital time for corporate leaders with ties to the government to stand up collectively and publicly for human rights. Ethiopia is a country in crisis. In the last year, the government…

Peter Thiel, Irresistible Pariah

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Reprinted with permission from Luke Burgis’ Substack, Anti-Mimetic. The publishing industry fuels its non-fiction sales with Girardian scapegoats by authors who play the game. Does every good story need a bad guy? If you want to…

The Cultural Factors That Are Helping Companies Retain Talent

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While many organizations are busy purpose-washing to create the illusion of meaning, genuinely purposeful organizations embed solidarity right into management practices. According to the US Department of Labor, September posted a record-high…

Question the “Lab Leak” Theory. But Don’t Call It a Conspiracy

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If there’s one thing the pandemic has taught us, labels get in the way of facts and make the truth that much harder to find. A warning: This article will not tell you whether SARS-CoV-2 escaped from a lab and set off the COVID-19 pandemic,…

How to Convince CEOs to Support Climate Action at the Expense of Profits

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Businesses require a thriving, stable society to operate, and cannot survive in a failing world. There is now widespread consensus that limiting the global temperature increase to 1.5℃ requires fundamental changes in sectors like energy,…

Why Banning Financing for Fossil Fuel Projects in Africa Isn’t a Climate Solution

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When it comes to carbon dioxide emissions, sub-Saharan Africa is collectively responsible for barely half a percent of all global emissions over time. Today’s global energy inequities are staggering. Video gamers in California…

The Need for Socially Distanced Citizens

Democracy often looks like masses in the streets. But it also looks like a citizen sitting alone, grappling with ideas that are removed from the politics of the day. Google the phrase “what democracy looks like.” You’ll get thousands…

Enlightenment and the Righteous Mind

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4tAQM5uU8uk In this episode of the JBP Podcast, host Jordan Peterson speaks with Steven Pinker and Jonathan Haidt about how material prosperity and moral progress can emerge when groups incentivize rational…