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Margaret Heffernan: Dare to disagree


Margaret Heffernan is an entrepreneur, CEO, writer and keynote speaker.


In the 1950s, Alice Stewart was studying childhood cancer on a shoestring budget. Since she’d only be able to run a single study with minimal analysis, she surveyed people, asking them everything possible and seeing if anything gave a correlation. 379 more words

Dare to disagree

To learn we must be able to disagree, argues Margaret Heffernan. True.

“How do we develop the skill to do this?” she then asks.  A great question, but one she doesn’t answer. 58 more words


Are you afraid to raise your hand and speak up? You're not alone.

Willful blindness: a term used in law to describe a situation in which an individual seeks to avoid civil or criminal liability for a wrongful act by intentionally putting his or herself in a position where he or she will be unaware of facts that would render him or her liable.

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