Paweł Brodziński on Collective Intelligence

(This is a short note about something I found useful in my role as a manager and coach at 9LivesData.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uMav-QpuG0 Notes: teams are much better than individuals at solving complex tasks individual or maximal intelligence of group members matters less than collective intelligence and there is no correlation between individual and collective intelligence social perceptiveness and evenness of … Continue reading Paweł Brodziński on Collective Intelligence

A Note on Empathy and Compassion

Emotional intelligence and co-feeling There are two distinct aspects of empathy: noticing and understanding feelings (your own and in others) feeling what the other person feels, co-feeling I believe understanding feelings is almost always useful while co-feeling is not necessary for compassion and "can sometimes lead to stupid or unethical decisions". Compassion "Compassion is the response to the suffering of others … Continue reading A Note on Empathy and Compassion