How long-term should your thinking be? At the end of the Napoleonic Wars, the Swedish Crown wanted to ‘future-proof’ itself and asked a simple question: “Where can we plant trees for future ship production?” The trees in question were oaks, and the delegation in charge of finding…
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Trigger points In Germany, you can buy a bratwurst and a beer for less than 9 Euro at literally thousands of places, from street stalls to football…
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One shape fits all Don’t look ahead to the answer below, but honestly give your immediate answer to this question: “When were different left and right…
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Secret sauce A gimlet is a deceptively simple cocktail. Traditionally, it has just two ingredients: gin and lime syrup. Shake with ice, and you’ve got…
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Can we solve complex problems with simple solutions? The horrifying news of 19 primary school children shot in Texas this week left Americans saddened…
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Wonder Have you ever asked people what your greatest strength is? In a world where 360-degree feedback is the norm, it’s rare that people emerge from…
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Will we be hung? Austalians elect a new federal government in two weeks. But, when I say ‘new’, it won’t be new - it’ll be one of the same two parties…
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Conserve energy for attention Do you remember the days when phone numbers had seven digits? It’s the same reason why schools divide the teaching day…
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