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  1. New Briefing

    Genius Foods

    Author: Max Lugavere Paul Grewal

    Published in:7/28/2020

    The way we live today is fighting our optimal cognitive performance, and putting us at risk for some nasty afflictions. Our diets supply cheap and plentiful calories with poor nutrient content and toxic additives. Our careers shoehorn us into doing something Our lives are not going on the same rhythm all ...More...

  2. New Briefing

    The Black Swan

    Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    Published in:6/29/2020

    A black swan is a highly improbable event with three principal characteristics: It is unpredictable; it carries a massive impact; and, after the fact, we concoct an explanation that makes it appear less random, and more predictable, than it was. The astonishing success of Google was a black swan; so was 9/11. ...More...

  3. New Briefing

    Small Data

    Author: Martin Lindstrom

    Published in:6/23/2020

    We don’t usually take care of the tiniest of details and what they might tell about people or events happening around us. And Lindstrom thought that this is where marketers should start from. It’s not about the big data, instead, the details that aren’t obvious. Even if people share the same ...More...

  4. New Briefing

    The ONE Thing

    Author: Gary Keller Jay Papasan

    Published in:6/1/2020

    What’s the ONE Thing you can do such that by doing it everything else will be easier or unnecessary? In the number one Wall Street Journal bestseller, Gary Keller has identified that behind every successful person is their ONE Thing. No matter how success is measured, personal or professional, only the ...More...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

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