Article // The optimal amount of hassle
If you recognize that BS is ubiquitous, then the question is not “How can I avoid all of it?” but, “What is the optimal amount to put up with so I can still function in a messy and imperfect world?”
If your tolerance is zero – if you are allergic to differences in opinion, personal incentives, emotions, inefficiencies, miscommunication, and such – your odds of succeeding in anything that requires other people rounds to zero. The other end of the spectrum – fully accepting every incidence of nonsense and hassle – is just as bad. The world will eat you alive. Continue reading.
Webinar // The dark side of valuation - continued
The webinar is on October 18th from 17.30 to 18.30 UK time.
Tech // Airtable buys no-code data visualization startup Bayes
Book // Numbers don't lie
There are 71 short pieces about data and information arranged with the goal of making sense of numerical information by analysing the historical and international context. There are some great historical comparisons that will just make you sound smarter in any conversation. Did you know for example that Nigeria, as Africa’s most populous country, uses 35 gigajoules of energy per year; while France was using 35 gigajoules per year by 1880. A great read.
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Webinar // Project finance Careers
The webinar features Dan McCarthy from leading Infrastructure recruitment firm One Search. The session will cover the areas of the infra/energy market you might want to consider working in and the most important skills/approaches that can set you on the right course for your Project Finance career. The webinar is on Friday September 14th at 4pm UK time.
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