What would you do?
You are driving down the road in your car on a wild, stormy night, when you pass by a bus stop and you see three people waiting for the bus:
1. An old lady who looks as if she is about to die.
2. An old friend who once saved your life.
3. The perfect partner you have been dreaming about.
Knowing that there can only be one passenger in your car, whom would you choose? (answer at the end of this post)
How carefully do you hire?
Did you know…Apollo to the moon via the woman who wrote the code.
Code not only written by a woman, but written by hand. – Wikipedia via KG (can you write code, or anything else, by hand?)
Do you know the ins and outs of thin slicing? You should.
Within moments of meeting you, people decide all sorts of things about you, from status to intelligence to conscientiousness. Career experts say it takes just three seconds for someone to determine whether they like you and want to do business with you.
Magic Johnson, who is as successful in business as he was in basketball, offered some astute insights at the Upfront Summit.
“You have to look like America looks, and right now the tech space doesn’t look like America.” It’s not just about finding businesses that target minorities or underserved communities, but realizing that the demographic shift also means a shift in power.
And here’s the solution: The old lady of course! After helping the old lady into the car, you can give your keys to your friend, and wait with your perfect partner for the bus. –from Lateral Puzzles via the CBI Blog (more on CBI next Thursday)