Juicero

In a Bloomberg article published yesterday : Doug Evans, the company’s founder, would compare himself with Steve Jobs in his pursuit of juicing perfection. He declared that his juice press wields four tons of force—“enough to lift two Teslas,” he said. Google’s venture capital arm and other backers poured about $120 million into the startup. Juicero sells the …

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Availability bias, and how meditation is the antidote

One of the most prevalent biases that affects our behavior is the availability bias. As Kahneman explains it, "the world in our heads is not a precise replica of reality; our expectations about the frequency of events are distorted by the prevalence and emotional intensity of the messages to which we are exposed." It basically …

Greatness

What is it that best predicts success in life?  What makes a select few achieve that greatness that eludes most. I'm reading this book Grit currently. It got me thinking about greatness. We see it in people (legends) around us. Steve Jobs had it. Walt Disney. Benjamin Franklin. Richard Branson. Darwin.. And the more you really study the innovators, …