Hunter "Toto" Maats

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The Death of Experts: Long Live the Wisdom of Crowds!

Back in the 1950s, very few people got a voice to speak on important matters. There were a handful of TV stations with serious-sounding journalists like Walter Cronkite and Edward...

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Jobocalypse: The Next Mass Extinction Event is People’s Jobs

Biology has seen many mass extinction events. The most famous is the meteorite that wiped out the dinosaurs. Actually, there have been many mass extinctions. And while the death...

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Role Models, Talent Clusters and Affirmative Action: What Have People Who Look Like You Done Before?

Although humans blindly copy success through the emotion of awe, they don’t just copy any old successful person. They blindly copy successful people they think they could...

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Midwifing in a Global Village: The Baby is Coming; We Can Ease the Process

2016 was a major wakeup call for those of us who want a more closely integrated and prosperous world. Maybe you like other cultures and have learned to find them interesting....

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Cross-Cultural Communication in Four, Easy Words: Don’t Mess With Texas

Right now, the good ol’ US of A is struggling with cross-cultural communication. America is having issues understanding and communicating with the Russians as optimists and...

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The “Flaws” in Human Psychology: The fault lies not in our stars but in our view of ourselves.

Recently, a fellow Mixed Mental Artist wrote a piece on The Dark Magic of Nuclear Weapons. I enjoyed it because as Andrew points out nuclear weapons are an amazing tool to reflect...

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Ep 266 – Christopher Leon Price: Learning Life Lessons From Games

Back in episode 257, you heard Christopher Leon Price’s #knowledgebomb on The Art of Losing. In this episode, we interview Christopher to understand how he came...

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The Monomyth: Why I think Humanity’s 10,000 Year Hero’s Journey Leads Us Back to UBI

Once upon a time, humans lived in hunter-gatherer tribes of about 150 people. We gathered around fires to tell stories. We progressed from birth to death through a series of...

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Tool Time: What is a Mental Tool and How Do They Give You More Mental Power?

Decisions. Decisions. Decisions. Humans have always faced them. And since the human brain’s hardware hasn’t really changed in a very long time, it has been by...

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Ep 265 – Jenni Aguilar: Evolution is Smarter Than You

Ever since we had Jon Aguilar on the show back in Episode 251, Jon has been telling me I had to have his very brilliant wife on. And so, while driving back from a friend’s...