Category Archives for "My Library"

Ego is the Enemy

IntroClinical definition of ego – an unhealthy belief in our own importance. Arrogance or self centered ambition. Marina Abramovic, “if you start believing in your own importance, it is the death of your creativity”This book will help us beHumble in aspirationsGracious in successResilient in failuresAspireTalk talk talkYour belief in yourself must be dependent on actual achievement, […]

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Sleep Smarter

The lessons from Sleep Smarter by Shawn Stephenson are written as directives below. Sleep quality & quantity has significant impact on quality of life. Consider the following:Human Growth Hormone releases during sleep. This helps your body maintain and repair muscles.One night of sleep deprivation can make you as insulin resistant as someone with type 2 diabetes.*Insulin resistance […]

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The Paradox of Choice

Disclaimer: Much of this article is quoted directly from a book called, The Paradox of Choice by Barry Schwartz. Proper citation practices would have riddled this piece with quotation marks and parentheses. For your reading pleasure, I skipped all of that. Instead, I’d like to start off by saying I credit the entirety of what […]

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Indistractable by Nir Eyal

If you end up ordering the book, you can get “Exclusive Bonus Content” by submitting your order detail here: https://www.nirandfar.com/indistractable/ Immediate Action Items:Adjust iPhone based on article: How to Configure Your iPhone to Work for You, Not Against YouStart Timeboxing – Identify values / intentions and put them on a calendarLow hanging fruit is read, […]

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Never Split The Difference

Negotiation serves two distinct, vital life functions: information gathering and behavior influencing. Negotiation is simply communication with results.  Psychotherapy research shows that when individuals feel listened to, they tend to listen to themselves more carefully and to openly evaluate and clarify their own thoughts and feelings. LISTEN. In negotiation, each new psychological insight or additional piece […]

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