Super Power U: Mental Models, Tactical Tools, and Life Skills That Work to Activate Your Inner Superhero
About This Show
Lisa Betts-LaCroix takes a deep dive with academics and scientists, visionary innovators and entrepreneurs, communication experts, authors, and other brilliant minds to unpack the skills and mindset needed to activate your Inner Super Hero. Whether you're growing a business, building a family, launching a start-up, managing a team, or reinventing your Self, the world needs your brightest, biggest most powerful Self now more than ever.
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#12: Reasoning by First Principles with Kacy Qua
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This week's episode features Kacy Qua who left school at age 13 to begin self-directed learning. After a New York City banking internship at 17, getting into an Ivy League school and earning an MBA, she joinedThe XPrize Foundation to help incent innovators to solve the world's biggest problems regardless of their resume qualifications. On top of all that, Kacy started an apprenticeship company and has recently completed a book called "Burn The Ladder: Essential Questions for a Purpose-Driven Career". Highlights 0:58 Leaving school at 13 5:57 "What isn't taught in school?" 10:14 The most valuable thing every person should know 12:24 The XPrize Foundation, Peter Diamandis 18:38 Qualifier; demonstrated skills and application 20:21 Kacy's Superpower; Reasoning through First Principles 21:04 Asking good questions; Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos 26:07 Self-directed learning; Sugata Mitra and SOLE groups 29:47 Purpose; Ikigai; The Search for Self is social 32:49 Authentic connection as a competitive advantage; 40:37: Kacy's new book, "Burn The Ladder" 42:47 Family, relationships kids & the crumbling of binary perspectives Resources and Resources: Kacy Qua's Home on the Web Kacy Qua on Medium including "Enough Complaining: Do Something" See the
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Date published: 2017-12-14