Tagged with Daniel Kahneman

Did you see that gorilla in the room? Most don’t.

  Some things are too sensitive to be discussed. No wants to talk about the eight-hundred pound gorilla in the room, as the saying goes. The ‘gorilla’ could be a problem that causes defensiveness or embarrassment or something so potent that to acknowledge its presence is dangerous to yourself or the group. So there is … Continue reading

The role of luck in success

  Most believe that their success is due to their own efforts. Mostly, this is only part of the truth and, in some instances, far from the truth.   Success is largely determined by chance, which begins with our very existence. Our lives are largely contingent. If our parents had never met, we wouldn’t exist. … Continue reading