Skip Prichard interviews Clay, James and Karen
Skip Prichard, CEO of Ingram, has just interviewed the three authors on How Will You Measure Your Life?; from the interview:
And that’s the value of theory. Good, causal theory allows us to look out into the future with incredible acuity.
There’s an example I love to share of mankind’s first attempts to fly. When our early aviators looked at the world’s “best practice” fliers—birds—they saw two things almost all these had in common: wings and feathers. So, they strapped on wings and feathers, climbed to the top of cathedral spires, jumped off and flapped hard. It rarely worked out well.
You see, wings and feathers were correlated with flight. But they didn’t cause flight.