The head of Singularity University’s Startup Lab on why you should thank the person who gave you feedback first because they just gave you a huge gift—they told you something which you can use to become better at what you're doing and become a better person in general.
The fifth Unreasonable Institute has come and gone. We have since synthesized what we learned and are already sharpening our offerings for our next few programs. Here's a look at what we learned and what we need to improve.
Teju RavilochanJuly 23, 2014
Hunter Lovins is a Time Magazine Hero & an Unreasonable Mentor. Watch this behind-the-scenes interview with CEO Daniel Epstein and Hunter.
Unreasonable MediaJuly 20, 2014
Training is important, obviously, but at the typical startup, the day-to-day challenge of keeping the doors open trumps longer-term investments. But just like in so many other areas, resource constraints can be an opportunity to spark new ways to train teams and support their learning.
Jessica LaxJuly 14, 2014
Social entrepreneurs as guilty as any group of lawyers or engineers in using jargon and shorthand to identify and evaluate each other’s places in the tribe. What is "social innovation" anyway? What’s "impact investing"? Take any of those expressions out of context and it’s clear how unclear they are. They’ve become as clichéd as “thought leader.”
Cheryl HellerJuly 10, 2014
Fifty percent of people who start an exercise program drop out by six weeks. Yet six weeks is just about the time we start seeing positive results of new behaviors. Stick with it, and those behaviors become part of who you are. So how do you get over that hump? Plan to fail.
Ann GarvinJune 30, 2014
Watch Ed Sobey share his life story and his drive for adventure and impact. From treasure diving, to near death experiences, to philosophy on the future of education and what it takes to remain on the edge of what's possible...
Unreasonable MediaJune 21, 2014
It’s a good discipline to look failure in the face, to study it, to spend time living in that place of losing. So you can make different choices. But also so that when it comes, you can get through it.
L. Hunter LovinsMay 15, 2014
Fear of failure has prevented people from falling in love, becoming artists, telling friends the truth, and chasing dreams without apology. If we are going to continue to shy away from failure, it's time we redefined it.
Daniel EpsteinApril 18, 2014
As social entrepreneurs, we’re hardwired to stay focused on achieving impact at scale. But that’s a destination we may not achieve for years, if at all, and in the meantime, our happiness may depend on forgetting about scale, even if only for a few moments each day.
Rajesh AnandanMarch 24, 2014
Watch Kamran Elahian, high-tech serial entrepreneur, share his tales of failure, speak of the importance of entrepreneurship, and discuss leadership within a business.
Unreasonable MediaMarch 14, 2014