In this episode of Stuck@Om, I’m talking with an old friend, Maria Konnikova. Maria holds a Ph.D. in Psychology, is the author of multiple best-selling books, and is also a professional poker player. In this episode, we talk about her new book, but before we get there, we dive into her previous bestseller, “The Confidence … Continue reading From writer to a professional poker player. A Stuck@Om chat with best selling author, Maria Konnikova
If you paint stripes on a horse, it doesn’t become a zebra. And the same is for companies. As a company, you develop a corporate DNA, which becomes so ingrained that it is hard to fight against your genetic programming. I had pointed this out in an earlier piece. It can become an albatross, or … Continue reading Why Microsoft had to close its retail stores
While I don’t deny the convenience of streaming music and video, I often am left wondering what these services are really doing to help the artists. Streaming, like most of the internet so far, is a winner take all better. It is good for Drake, Beyonce, and Post-Malone. Not so much if you are an … Continue reading The antithesis of streaming music
We have become too chatty on social media. We don’t think much before sharing our opinions. Maybe it is because we are isolated and are continually trying to fill hours in a day with a hot take? Or some random Instagram post? Or another TikTok. Or we are liking or arguing about something on Facebook. Why … Continue reading Can we try and be silent?