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September 27, 2017

The Art and Science of Doing Nothing
The Art and Science of Doing Nothing

I had the privilege to be a guest speaker at Rotary International in the South of Holland recently. With an audience made up of big names with impressive, diverse careers - ranging from the modern day Einstein to the modern day Freud, the speech felt more like a presentation to a scientific peer-review panel than a lecture. Speaking on the topic "Recreation and Why it Matters,”...

When employees have an opinion, fire them
When employees have an opinion, fire them

Just as Google engineer James Damore was getting sacked this month for a controversial memo he wrote 3 1/2 years ago, I was finalizing a controversial book I started writing at approximately the same time. Damore’s memo expressed critical views of the company's diversity efforts. In response to social media’s uprising about freedom of speech, echoed by a handful of female engineers, Sundar Pichai, Google’s CEO,...