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Author Archive | Nilofer Merchant
When a Parisian friend learned I had rented a house in the south of France this summer, she was like “now, you’re getting the hang of this thing”. And then I shared with her that because I planned on doing a big push on my 3rd book, this was my strategy. Then, she added, “um… More
Power informs the fundamental conditions for prosperity. When you understand how Power works, you understand the world. It shapes society: dictating who participates, to what degree they can affect change, and how they can participate in the economy. Many people think and write that social media shifts power while not drawing the distinction of what More
How did you get that unbelievable keynote/speaking slot/invitation? What can I do to get on the TED stage? How can I be a speaker, like you? Those were 3 questions from the last month from Yes & Know members. Instead of answering these questions one at a time in emails, I thought to do the More
Being a “slash-career” person, i.e. writer / speaker / researcher / professor, can mean your “boss” is a tyrant-like type who always has a new demand of you, and never celebrates your accomplishments. This is the “downside” of the “slash-career”. Ideas come at their own time and their own speed; so it’s hard to schedule More
What is your community? Is it your work? Perhaps the people who share your co-working space? Is it your family because they are where you feel most loved? Perhaps its a project team that is especially passionate for something you all believe in? A friend and I were talking about how there’s been a massive More