The Choose Yourself Guide to Weatlh

The Choose Yourself Guide To Wealth In order to accomplish your dreams, you must become an idea machine. It is important to stretch your idea muscle and maximize your physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual energies. The New World The world is fundamentally changing. The middle class is getting wiped out. Wages for most people have been stagnant while the… Continue reading The Choose Yourself Guide to Weatlh

Give and Take

Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success Givers, Takers, and Matchers Conventional wisdom attributes success to motivation, ability and opportunity, but misses a fourth crucial element: Reciprocity style or the way we approach and exchange value with people. There are takers, givers, and matchers. Takers like to get more than they receive. Self-promote… Continue reading Give and Take

Influence

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, Revised Edition People have automatic responses to certain stimuli. Without these shortcuts, we’d be processing and evaluating information all day. While useful, these automatic responses leave us vulnerable to people who know how they work. Understanding these behaviors can help protect yourself from unwanted influence. The tactics fall into six major categories.… Continue reading Influence

Man’s Search For Meaning

Man’s Search for Meaning Part I: Experiences in a Concentration Camp In Part I, Victor Frankl recounts his experiences in concentration camps. There were mass killings. Prisoners were given bars of soap and sent to gas chambers to take a “bath”. Everyone considered suicide. Prisoners grew detached and disgusted with life. They were constantly beaten. Sometimes the mental… Continue reading Man’s Search For Meaning

10 Days to Faster Reading

10 Days to Faster Reading “The unemployable of the (near) future will be those who can’t, or don’t learn, regardless of available learning resources.” Increasing your reading speed and comprehension can be an effective way to increase your productivity and speed of learning. Finding Time Nuggets to Read Using an activity journal or app can help… Continue reading 10 Days to Faster Reading

Learned Optimism

Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life Optimism and Pessimism People with optimistic outlooks tend to be more successful than their pessimistic counterparts. Studies have also shown that pessimism is also associated with a weaker immune system. Optimistic and Pessimistic tendencies are not due to natural or biological inclinations but to cognitive explanatory… Continue reading Learned Optimism