#9: The Nazi Fuel Dump Question

So, you are a British commando infiltrating Nazi Germany. You find an unguarded supply depot, do you blow it up? It's surprisingly informative about your character.

This simple thought experiment will tell you a lot about how you approach project success rate, risk, chance of failure, big picture thinking, and all the details. You might learn something important about yourself in this show.

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Show Notes

  • When it comes to performing well, getting into peak performance, or doing really well. There's a variety of techniques and systems. Some of the hardest knowledge to get is to really understand yourself and how you perform.

  • Here's a situation: You're a British commando (1930 - 1944), and you've been given a mission to go infiltrate Nazi Germany and to take some photographs. You come across something really strange — you come across a completely unguarded Nazi fuel dump on the French-German border. You could blow it up.

  • Would you blow it up?

  • This question gets at how you feel about on scope work and off scope work.

  • Most people know the answer to this question immediately.

  • Sebastian's answer to the question.

  • Respect people with different orientation.


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