Category Archives: Human Variables

The Fight For The Aviation Black Box

This story has everything: tragedy making an unusual connection seeing things differently short-sighted opposition secrecy determination vindication changing the world for the better This little-known inventor has probably saved your life If I find you talking to anyone, including me, … Continue reading

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Everything Ends. Or Does It?

The Time When Buddha Was Lost – an encouraging story for your life Previously here: Human Variables category

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“Addiction Is Profit”

Killer quote: You can’t make the average person buy a course. But you can ruin the life of the ones who do. How to Sell a Course (Shady Millionaire Edition) Previously at Mike Cane’s xBlog: Addiction Runs The World Previously … Continue reading

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Video: The Laws Of Human Nature

I got his book from the library but had to return it unread. It required a span of time to read and contemplate I didn’t have at the time (and still don’t). This was a YouTube Recommendation that popped up … Continue reading

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A Very Curious Study

In 2015, a paper called Harbingers of Failure was published: The authors identify customers, termed “Harbingers of failure,” who systematically purchase new products that flop. Their early adoption of a new product is a strong signal that a product will … Continue reading

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Sallie Krawcheck Interview Is A Must-Read

This is a great interview and a great woman! The Motivating Power of Staying Pissed Off Previously here: Human Variables category

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The Never-Ending Influence Of Steve Jobs

The Lesson I Learned from Steve Jobs One evening, over dinner in San Francisco, I was struck by an irresistibly simple idea. What if any developer from anywhere in the world could create their own application for the Salesforce platform? … Continue reading

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The Toolbox Fallacy

Someone else sees meaning in the movie Collateral. The Toolbox Fallacy Previously here: Another Analysis Of Collateral Collateral Seen Through Jungian Eyes Human Variables category

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Paying Attention To An Opportunity

The mannequin queen: How one woman built a business out of retailers’ trash In November of 2000, Townsend was browsing Craigslist for Tina Turner concert tickets when something unusual caught her eye. “There was this mannequin,” she says. “I thought, … Continue reading

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The Superpower Every Human Being Has

I long ago lost count of how many books I’ve read so far in my lifetime to date. If you want a peek of what a lighter reading year is like, click here. (And, yes, I consider that a lighter … Continue reading

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