3 Videos that have changed the way I think about Everything
Robert Strange McNamara (June 9, 1916 – July 6, 2009) was an American business executive and the eighth Sec of Def, serving under Presidents John F Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson 1961 to 1968. Prior to public service, McNamara was one of the “Whiz Kids” who helped rebuild Ford Motor Company after WW 2, and briefly served as Ford’s President before becoming Secretary of Defense
This film explores the question of preparing the site so that it is not disturbed for 100,000 years, even though no structure in human history has stayed standing for such a long period.
Simon O. Sinek (born October 9, 1973) is an author best known for popularizing the concept of “the golden circle”, described by TED as “a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?”‘. He joined the RAND Corporation in 2010 as an adjunct staff member, where he advises on matters of military innovation and planning. His first TEDx Talk on “How Great Leaders Inspire Action” is the 7th most viewed video on TED.com. His 2009 book on the same subject, Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action (2009) delves into what he says is a naturally occurring pattern, grounded in the biology of human decision-making, that explains why we are inspired by some people, leaders, messages and organizations over others.