Don’t Know What You Truly Want? Let Envy Decide

Envy is given a bad rap. Definitions of envy conjure up associations with pain, distress, disadvantage and resentment. “Envy is pain at the good fortune of others.”(Aristotle) Envy is “a painful or resentful awareness of an advantage of another”. It can cause a person to want to “inflict misfortune on others to reduce their status”.Continue reading “Don’t Know What You Truly Want? Let Envy Decide”

Personality Isn’t Permanent, by Benjamin Hardy PhD

Buy the book here! DIGEST THIS! THE ESSENTIAL IDEA: “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” (George Bernard Shaw) We have been led to believe that we are the way we are, and that this is immutable. That we must spend time uncovering our true selves – like hunting for nuggets ofContinue reading “Personality Isn’t Permanent, by Benjamin Hardy PhD”

IDEAS THAT STICK – 5 actionable ideas from books I’ve read this year

“The smallest of implementations is always worth more than the grandest of intentions” (Robin Sharma) You can read all of the books and blogsites in the world, but what really counts is what sticks. The ideas that you read AND IMPLEMENT are the ones that move your life forward. The ideas that have nestled their way into aContinue reading “IDEAS THAT STICK – 5 actionable ideas from books I’ve read this year”

The Leverage Equation by Todd Tresidder

Buy the book here! DIGEST THIS! THE ESSENTIAL IDEA: “When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: “Whose?” (Don Marquis) The Leverage Equation is the book of working smarter not harder. Like using a lever to generate a larger force through a small amount of effort, learn how toContinue reading “The Leverage Equation by Todd Tresidder”

Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts, by Annie Duke

Buy the book here! DIGEST THIS! THE ESSENTIAL IDEA: There’s no doubt that information helps us to make better decisions. However, life like poker, involves engaging in a world of uncertainty and unpredictability. How then do the best poker players succeed to achieve great heights? The answer : they become the ultimate truthseekers. They adoptContinue reading “Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts, by Annie Duke”

The Virtue of Jam & 9 Other Tools to help you become a Better Decision Maker

Struggle with making decisions? Glad to know I’m not alone. I find myself in a constant state of flux – my mind and soul – a jumble of limitless options and alternating possibilities. My mind fools me into the illusion of progress, in thinking about, imagining, researching and navigating a rich landscape of thrilling opportunities.Continue reading “The Virtue of Jam & 9 Other Tools to help you become a Better Decision Maker”