Cockroach Theory

The following story was originally told as a speech by Google CEO, Sundar Pichai.

At a restaurant, a cockroach suddenly flew from somewhere and sat on a lady. She started screaming out of fear. With a panic stricken face and trembling voice, she started jumping, with both her hands desperately trying to get rid of the cockroach.

Her reaction was contagious, as everyone in her group also got panicky. The…

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Founder of $12m SupportNinja, Author of From Foster Care to Millionaire book, Host of MindHack.com Podcast

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Cody McLain

Cody McLain

Founder of $12m SupportNinja, Author of From Foster Care to Millionaire book, Host of MindHack.com Podcast