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  1. New Briefing

    Talking to Strangers

    Author: Malcolm T. Gladwell

    Published in:5/11/2020

    The more you believe that you know people very well, the more you'll find out that you don't know them at all. There are still hidden mysteries about strangers that we shall take care of. We can easily misread strangers’ intentions. And, at the same time, it isn’t easy to make ...More...

  2. New Briefing


    Author: John J. Ratey

    Published in:5/4/2020

    In Spark, Dr. John J. Ratey explains how exercising can optimize your brain performance while also protecting it from Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, how it can improve learning, fight mental disorders and delay aging.     ...More...

  3. New Briefing

    Unlimited Memory

    Author: Kevin Horsley

    Published in:4/29/2020

    Do you need to remember large amounts of information? Do you find it hard to remember important things? Are you losing time by learning and relearning the same information over and over again? This ultimate guide to memory improvement will show how to train your memory, enhance your mental ability and ...More...

  4. New Briefing


    Author: David Heinemeier Hansson Jason Fried

    Published in:4/13/2020

    If you ask people where they go when they really need to get work done, very few will respond “the office.” If they do say the office, they’ll include a qualifier such as “super early in the morning before anyone gets in” or “I stay late at night after everyone’s left.” ...More...

  5. New Briefing


    Author: Tara Westover

    Published in:3/31/2020

    This summary of Tara Westover’s book, Educated, tells the story of how Tara grew up in the mountains of Idaho, to a family that was isolated from mainstream society. Tara never went to school. She didn’t have a birth certificate until she was 9. But one day, she decided to pursue ...More...

  6. New Briefing


    Author: Michelle Obama

    Published in:3/23/2020

    Summary of Becoming by Michelle Obama. Through this summary, you’ll explore the different aspects of Michelle Obama’s life, starting her childhood. You’ll learn what challenges she faced and what choices she had to make. Most importantly, you’ll learn what shaped up the beliefs and the perception she brought along to the ...More...

  7. New Briefing

    Everybody, Always

    Author: Bob Goff

    Published in:3/16/2020

    In this Summary of Bob Goff's new book Everybody, Always, he explains that we loved people before and we are going to love more people as the days go by. We also have been loved and cherished by those surrounding us and we tend to try as hard as we can ...More...

  8. New Briefing

    Big Mind

    Author: Geoff Mulgan

    Published in:3/9/2020

    Collective intelligence is the capacity of groups to make good decisions—to choose what to do, and who to do it with—through both human and machine capabilities. The ways intelligence is organized are fractal in nature with similar patterns occurring on multiple scales, from groups of friends to organizations and whole societies. Understanding ...More...

  9. New Briefing

    Bullshit Jobs

    Author: David Graeber

    Published in:3/2/2020

    Does your job make a meaningful contribution to the world? In the spring of 2013, David Graeber asked this question in a playful, provocative essay titled “On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs.” It went viral. After a million online views in seventeen different languages, people all over the world are still ...More...

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