#ThoughtsFromTerry Dispatch w.18.2018
SpaceX plan to fly you across the globe in 30 min.
This interview with Gwynne Shotwell was one of my favorite Ted talks in a long time. So many outstanding takeaways...but what stood out to me most was how Gwynne talked about Elon Musk, and her experience working with Elon for over sixteen years.
What's up at SpaceX? Engineer Gwynne Shotwell was employee number seven at Elon Musk's pioneering aerospace company and is now its president. In conversation with TED curator Chris Anderson, she discusses SpaceX's race to put people into orbit and the organization's next big project, the BFR (ask her what it stands for). The new giant rocket is designed to take humanity to Mars -- but it has another potential use: space travel for earthlings.
WHEN WORK TAKES OVER YOUR LIFE
I have talked about and highlighted Adam Grant in the past. I love his writing, and his new podcast, WorkLife is fantastic. Since I am a recovering, engaged workaholic this podcast really spoke to me!
Technology is making it harder than ever to disconnect, but it might be easier than you think. To learn about setting boundaries, Adam talks with entrepreneur Arianna Huffington, leaders who have taken bold steps to ban emails at odd hours in their workplaces, and more...
I have diagnosed you (Arianna Huffington) with civilizations disease, burnout. And there is nothing the medical profession can do for you. YOU HAVE TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE!
RECOMMENDED WEEKEND READING
How Your Daily Routine Can Turn Into Your Biggest Enemy - Routine and ritual are everything, including, if you’re not careful, a dangerous weakness.
What Self-Awareness Really Is (and How to Cultivate It) - We’ve found that even though most people believe they are self-aware, self-awareness is a truly rare quality
The Key to Being More Productive Isn't What You Think It Is - I think the worst way to be more productive is to set your sights on being more productive