Tag: self-narrative

We Are The Stories We Tell Ourselves

We are the stories that we tell ourselves,  but we have the power to edit our stories and take steps in a new direction, according to psychologist Timothy Wilson (author of Redirect: A New Way to Think About Psychological Change). For example, in a group of poorly performing first-year college students, a common self-narrative would

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Lessons from the 1st Platform Economy

For 100 years, Sears ran a platform economy via its Sears catalogue. People spread across vast remote regions could get information about goods & order them for delivery, greatly reducing transaction costs. Sears wasn’t selling stoves, cattle feed, or clothing so much as it was providing information & connecting people. It shut down its famous

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