Episode 54: The Rapunzel Effect– Connecting to the Outside World

The 90th Percentile: An Unconventional Leadership Podcast

Published: November 17, 2021


What value is there in connecting with the outside world? What perspective can we gain from leaving our environment and gaining knowledge from the world around us? It turns out, being stuck inside your tower has a strong influence on some very key leadership skills. In this episode, we will explain the pitfalls of what we call the Rapunzel effect.

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