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Is Today’s Leadership Addicted to Risk?

Days before this TED talk entitled Addicted to Risk, journalist Naomi Klein was on a boat in the Gulf of Mexico, looking at the catastrophic results of BP’s risky pursuit of oil. She argues that our societies have become addicted to extreme risk in finding new energy, new financial instruments and more … and too often, we’re left to clean up a mess afterward. Klein’s question: What’s the backup plan?

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Google Executive Chairman and Former CEO has one, should you?

Whenever you meet someone new, they will ultimately ask you “what do you do for a living?” So, because we are on the internet, I will¬†begin explaining what I do by asking you to watch the following YouTube video with Google Executive Chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt:

 

Watch this YouTube Video with Google CEO Eric Schmidt: http://youtu.be/kIiwAcnSN1g

How well do you see yourself? Do you need another set of eyes and ears? Do you need perspective?

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