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Robert Stevenson’s Thoughts on the Pursuit of Excellence


Baffled, Perplexed, Puzzled

January 23, 2022

by Robert Stevenson

TO ALL MY INTELLIGENT FRIENDS out there, I have an exercise below that I think will surely challenge your problem-solving capabilities. I didn’t figure it out. I was baffled, perplexed, puzzled, and totally stumped. With that being said, I wish you luck in trying to figure it out, and if you do, BIG KUDOS to you. Here is the exercise/question. See if you can figure out what these seven words all have in common!



Creating the Perfect Team

June 9, 2019

by Robert Stevenson

Google has collected endless amounts of data and conducted countless studies, spending millions of dollars and thousands of hours, all in an effort to better understand their employees. One initiative was to try and understand what makes a team effective. Specifically, Google wanted to know why some teams excelled while others didn’t. The study was called PROJECT ARISTOTLE, and they gathered up some of Google’s best talent to try and understand, codify and decipher how to create high functioning teams.



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