Cube40 – Risk & Fear

What is Risk?

Risk is something that is unnatural for people to seek. Few would say their calling is to take big risks or push past their limits. In The Millionaire Next DoorThomas Stanley speaks on that question along with others involving becoming wealthy.

This cube focuses on courage, being fearless, becoming stronger, and some realities of risk.

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Starting Questions:

  1. Do successful business owners have fear?
  2. How have you overcome a fear?

Cube35 – The Story of Stories

Stories are powerful, but the primary educational systems in our world don’t explore story telling very much.

They also do not help students prepare for making decisions without to make decisions without complete information.

An idea is promoted that every question has a single correct answer, or at least the “best answer” according to the teacher.

The cube for today comes from The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb focusing on the major events that dramatically change the path we are on, like the first sighting of a black swan.

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Starting Questions:

  1. What story do you need told?
  2. How have you improved your communications or story telling abilities?
  3. Any recommendations to your former self in regards to uncertainty or story telling?