Is “leadership science” a real thing — or just airport-bookstore mumbo jumbo?Most of us feel we face more headwinds and obstacles than everyone else — which breeds resentment. Christine Lagarde, who runs the institution, would like to prevent those crises from ever happening. The public has almost no chance to buy good tickets to the best events.
Is it possible that we secretly enjoy waiting in line? The human foot is an evolutionary masterpiece, far more functional than we give it credit for. births are to unmarried mothers, and the numbers are especially high among the less-educated. One argument is that the decline in good manufacturing jobs led to a decline in “marriageable” men.
His conclusion: our online searches are the reflection of our true selves. Some people argue that sugar should be regulated, like alcohol and tobacco, on the grounds that it’s addictive and toxic. We hear from a regulatory advocate, an evidence-based skeptic, a former FDA commissioner — and the organizers of Milktoberfest.
If we could reboot the planet and create new systems and institutions from scratch, would they be any better than what we’ve blundered our way into through trial and error? You’ll hear from Nobel laureate Angus Deaton, the poverty-fighting superhero Jeff Sachs; and many others.
We also undervalue the tailwinds that help us — which leaves us ungrateful and unhappy. Societies where people trust one another are healthier and wealthier. Ticket brokers, meanwhile, make huge profits on the secondary markets.
Here’s the story of how this market got so dysfunctional, how it can be fixed – and why it probably won’t be.