Curated reads for February 15, 2020
Much about what we know about human thought and behaviour has emerged thanks to various psychological theories. And we at Tamohara are fond of mental models because it helps to simplify complexity and improve reasoning. Here’s a mega-thread of 40 concepts that occur in the world around us. Read more
LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT
From a French major to a dad and now a CEO, Chris Litster shares a few lessons on how EQ, holistic thinking and good communication skills among others are true determinants of success. Also read through for what organizations today are looking for in their leaders. Read more
DID YOU KNOW?
Did You Know: Technology influences and shapes our lives much more than we publicly acknowledge. From what we watch to what we buy. And we are just at the infancy of what is possible by technology. However, Yuval Harari, author of best-sellers such as Sapiens and Homo Deus, warns that technological disruption is a challenge the world isn’t fully appreciating. Read through for more along with the formula for hacking humans. Read more
Did You Know: The economic cost of a moderately severe pandemic is ~USD 570 billion, or 0.7% of global income. With oil demand set to fall year on year for the first time since the financial crisis in 2009, COVID19 or, commonly known and feared as, coronavirus is claiming another victim. With the death toll climbing past 1,000 over the past week, let's take a look at the economic risks and consequences of global epidemics. Read more