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7 mins
book summary willpower
The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts. The Radish Experiment # To avoid smirking at the next meeting, refrain from any strenuous mental exercises beforehand. And feel free to think about all the white bears you want. Because controlling not to think about the about white bears deplete your willpower.
What Every Body Is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People
13 mins
book summary communication
I’m not trying to be a better lie detector. I picked this book to develop a sixth-sense empathy in other people. If one is showing signs of being uncomfortable when I propose a solution, I could address the feeling without asking directly - because people tend to be polite and say everything is okay.
Read to create
1 min
Whenever I felt the need to read a book, I ask myself “What can I write?” Reading puts my mind into passive mode. It’s spoon feeding my mind. Writing is creating and it’s not easy to start. I had countless times used books to procrastinate writing my next line of code or blog post.
The Courage to Be Disliked
5 mins
book summary
Adlerian psychology can be summarised into these points: Self-acceptance have confidence in others separate tasks build horizontal relationships by accepting other’s differences and use encouragement instead of praises or rebuke. contribute to the community be present Trauma doesn’t exist. Trauma isn’t created by the experiences but by us giving meaning to them.
Win Bigly - persuasion in a world where facts don't matter
16 mins
book summary persuasion
31 persuasion tips and study on Trump’s choice of word, actions and persuasion that led him to be elected. 31 Persuasion Tips: # When you identify as part of a group, your opinion tend to be biased toward the group consensus. Human are hardwired to reciprocate favors. If you want someone’s cooperation in the future, do something for that person today.
You are a badass every day
5 mins
book summary how to live
Please do not waste your one and only chance to be the you that is you on planet Earth screwing around with excuses when you have the power to create whatever you desire. The excellent thing about living as a human being on planet Earth is that you have the almighty power of choice, which means you get to choose between achieving success and giving up.
7 mins
how to live
The nature of rain is the same, but it makes thorns grow in the marshes and flowers in the gardens. The point is that most of what we feel and think we conjure up for ourselves in our heads, including this business of being helped by people. On love and trust # You are never in love with anyone.
Website psychology
5 mins
psychology ux
Always think of the entry point. Where do you want visitors to see first? Too much empty space could make it less credible. Hero # Add a down arrow below hero to show there’s more content below. Add small roundness to sharp corner Use images that break out of rectangle to catch attention.
How to Create an Interesting Life with Tynan
1 min
You only get one shot at life. Don’t waste your time copying someone else because you think it’ll make you happy. Trifecta of happiness # Work Health Relationship Schedule what you love to do. Change doesn’t have to be permanent. # Rent before buying your dream car. Pickup # Be different that the stereotypical guys that girls like.
Negotiation - James Altucher
2 mins
negotiation james-altucher
Never meet in the middle. # Say what you want and why. Alternative to “I have to talk to X” # “I’m new at this. You guys are the grandmasters of negotiation. If a grandmaster plays a novice then he will always win. So help me out, if you were me, what would you do?