2 years ago, I witnessed the re-enactment of the battle of Waterloo. Thousands of talented volunteers from around the world walked through the footsteps of Napoleon, Wellington, and Blücher, and their allies and armies.
Although we didn’t have the best seats on the field, it was wonderful that so many dedicated re-enactors, or living historians, brought history to life for us. If you missed it, you should have been there. Continue reading It takes more than 100 days→
A lot of people ask whether it is better to lead with a carrot or a stick. Well, Mu. The carrot and the stick are great for leading a jackass, but a person with direction will benefit from knowing where they’re going.
We can sometimes get people to do what we want if we offer enough money, and most of us have had to take a at least one job just because we “needed” the money. But, unless you’re in sales or banking, you’ve probably been at least partially motivated by something other than money when you chose your profession. And, even if you work for a hedge fund, you probably can’t do your job if you’re constantly thinking about the financial rewards.