Why it’s good to read people you disagree with

If you want to cultivate and refine your understanding of your own worldview, it’s important to study the worldview of others. Photo by Tarik Browne I discovered this when I first began studying political philosophy. Reading the likes of John Locke, Friedrich Nietzsche and Michel Foucault I would ask myself: what similarities and what differences… Continue reading Why it’s good to read people you disagree with

How I Became More Thankful

Having a positive outlook on life is vital if you’re going to stir up change in the world around you. I Didn’t Start Out Thankful When I arrived in South Africa for the first time, I discovered I had some unrealistic expectations of what a change of location could do. I thought that moving would… Continue reading How I Became More Thankful

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Books: The Starfish and The Spider

The Starfish and The Spider is a book that questions the way we think about the nature of leadership. Much of our culture and history has revolved around hierarchical, top-down leadership. You look at the structure and you know who’s boss. You know where the buck stops. We build careers around climbing the ladder, hoping… Continue reading Books: The Starfish and The Spider

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