Knowledge Under Pressure

On Elite Culture and Superforcasters

Dan Dworkis, MD PhD
2 min readDec 1, 2022
Photo by Miguel A Amutio on Unsplash

Field notes from what we’ve been up to, what we’ve been taking in, and what we are thinking about at The Emergency Mind Project.

If you have ideas or things you’d like to see — or if you want to help and get more involved — I’d love to hear from you:

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EP 73: Dr. Oliver Finlay on Building Elite Culture

Oliver Finlay, PhD on helping teams build elite cultures of performance, defining the Finlay Coefficient, and much more.

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Ten Commandments for Aspiring Superforecasters

Forecasting is a fascinating skill with deep applications across domains of performance under pressure. This article is a really cool set of commandments for individuals and teams wanting to up their game when training to be superforecasters.

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To paraphrase James Clear, our habits are a vote for who we are. What do your team’s habits say about who you are? How conscious are you about working on them — does everyone on the team know what habits are currently being tinkered with to improve performance under pressure? How do you keep track of how habits are supposed to be working?

Something you want to see? Idea for a future thing to dig into? Hit reply and let me know what you’re thinking.

Keep training, and good luck out there!

— Dan



Dan Dworkis, MD PhD

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