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There is simply no way to overestimate the power of narrative and storytelling. Perhaps it is counterintuitive, but even in our hyper-connected digital world, storytelling has become more critical than ever.

Information and data can travel fast, but narratives have still real impact. As humans, we tend to always ask, “why?” than “what?” or “how?”. The “why” is the story behind everything we do and everything we want to achieve. …


We make tens of thousands of decisions every day. Fortunately, most of them, like which shirt to choose from our closet, have no life-altering implications. However, we all face more impactful decisions that can affect our lives, work, and even the lives of others.

Unfortunately, decision making has no simple rules and is as much art as science. …


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We all make the occasional bad decision. For some of us, like me, that poor choice is often related to a lack of patience. Our lack of capacity to tolerate delay can lead to poor decision making and often causes us to fall into common decision making traps. Let’s try to reflect more on our (im)patience.

Some research relate patience and risk aversion to intelligence and overall cognitive ability. In the most basic terms, higher-IQ individuals seem to be more patience and are more risk-averse than those with a lower IQ. But if you are impatient, you are obviously not automatically stupid and the research doesn’t go as far as saying that intelligent people are always patient or always make risk-appropriate choices. …

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