Welcome to this week’s top links!
William Taylor, founder of Fast Company magazine, recently wrote an article for Harvard Business Review about the idea of how talented people are overrated in terms of their value. Its an intriguing article that generated a lot of conversation, resulting in a follow-up post that can be read here.
Freddie W, YouTube star, features in this short film about stereotypes and how they can play out in exaggerated situations. Freddie W is known for his high quality content, humor, and solid story lines, so be sure to check out his other stuff.
This post by Chris Brogan talks about the simple truth that we never learn something until we’re ready to learn it. He touches on the dynamics of teaching, learning, and preaching. The preaching part especially relates well with my own post ‘On Giving Advice’ that you can read here.
The Discovery Channel has launched a new initiative focused on satiating your curiosity by answering all kinds of questions that people are interested in. I always enjoy these types of sites, despite the randomness of content they are always very informative. One of my favorites is I Always Wondered by Jarrett Green.
The newest member of the billionaires club, Bob Parsons of GoDaddy web hosting service shares some advice with The Wall Street Journal. In this article we get his 10 Rules for Success, such as making decisions quickly and not taking yourself too seriously.
And if you missed last week’s links, check them out here.