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The Difficulties of Cooperation, Part 2

I wrote about how cooperation can be difficult. I posted a wonderful TED talk by Margaret Heffernan where she discusses how our unwillingness to disagree with others can lead to lost potential, particularly in organizations where creativity is necessary for both stability and growth. I’m still thinking about her talk because she raised a lot [...]

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Maybe You Should Disobey: Hospitals, Shame and Vulnerability

I’ve been watching the two TED talks given by Brené Brown, the Texas professor who studies shame and vulnerability. I was drawn to her videos for some reason and now I think I know why. I’m posting her second talk, about shame, here: I’ve taught many subjects in my 20 years of teaching. I initially [...]

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