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Cheat Codes for Creators, Makers & Doers - CMMN WLTH 055
Hello my friends,
I’m working on some long form ideas that I wanted to share with you.
However, as I read through the one I had cued up for this week I decided it needs another round of editing to get it right.
Give me another week and I promise I’ll 10x the clarity and focus.
I hope you continue to enjoy this curated view of the internet.
Key themes this week:
DHL takes the supply chain woes into its own (robotic) hands.
Controversial decisions can produce positive progress.
The silencing power of a pause.
More below ↓
Boston Dynamic’s Stretch robot is to be installed in several DHL warehouses across the US. Robots don’t complain, take a vacation or get sick and the labor shortage is accelerating companies towards automation.
The first World Cup held in the Arab World.
The first time the tournament has been held outside of late spring or early summer.
The first time a World Cup game has been played in a “transportable” stadium.
The Stadium 974 concept is an attempt to avoid the sad fate that most World Cup stadiums face by embracing modularity enabling it to be shipped and reused.
Gen Z cares more than other generations about the health and safety protocols businesses have adopted during the pandemic. And 9 other things you need to know about Gen Z.
An expansive conversation between Lex Fridman and Elon Musk covering human space flight, self driving and first principle thinking. The most viral moment wasn’t something that Elon said, it was what he didn’t say. As he paused for 21 seconds to ponder a question, I thought my WiFi had dropped. Next time you’re asked an important question consider taking some ‘Elon Time’.
The Winter Olympics are underway. Here’s a fascinating portrait of America’s next great figure skating hope, Nathan Chen. He gives detailed insight into the physical condition and mindset required for elite performance under high pressure.
Leading and being part of a team in a hybrid workplace has laid bare the challenges of inclusion and equality. Acknowledging the underlying tensions will help you manage effectively.
An outstanding guide to Gmail, Google Sheets and Mac productivity. Using your tools effectively can save hours of invaluable time.
Deliberate practice outperforms talent every time. Learning to learn is the ultimate meta skill.
We live in one of the most peaceful periods of humanity yet one of the least resilient. An intriguing mental model to become psychologically invincible.
Out of Office
Candide Thovex’s art is pushing the boundaries of what you think is possible on skis.
His latest short film takes him to the canyons of Switzerland.
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