Learning how to read was a profound cultural and cognitive shift in the history of human beings. Reading has the capacity of changing the course of one’s life. Most of us know how to read, and thanks to recent research and books, like Maryanne Wolf’s Proust and the Squid, how the
First and foremost, this is NOT a diet book. This book doesn’t aim to teach you how to count your calorie intake or how often you should fast. It’s not a low-carb or low-fat program. This is a book about using a life-changing strategy that if followed, you will lose more
Three years into their marriage, Harry and Megan decided to take a six-week vacation in a mansion in Victoria, Canada, in order to escape media criticism and harassment. While there, they decided to take the time to sort things out with their lives, making sure to follow their hearts in the
After Diana’s death, sadness seemed to overwhelm not only the life of the Royal family but also of their friends and attendants. This was quite visible in the memorial service held at the Guards’ Chapel in 2006. The writer points out that the family resembled a dejected group. Even worse, youngsters
When we’d started investigating the $230 million, we had no idea where it would lead, or how much of a reaction it would garner from Russia. Now it all made sense. With more than a trillion dollars at stake, Putin was ready to do anything to protect it. So many people
Get it straight– America is at war today. The Kremlin’s meddling in the election of 2016 is only the first page in a master plan to unbalance America or defeat it through military means if necessary. Russia wants an America that is weakened by political dysfunction, divided by social tension, struggling
There is no better guide than Paul Krugman to basic economics, the ideas that animate much of our public policy. Likewise, there is no stronger foe of zombie economics, the misunderstandings that just won’t die. In Arguing with Zombies, Krugman tackles many of these misunderstandings, taking stock of where the United States has
In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the landmark moments of the first term of
Joel Trachtman's book presents in plain and lucid terms the powerful tools of argument that have been honed through the ages in the discipline of law. If you are a law student or new lawyer, a business professional or a government official, this book will boost your analytical thinking, your foundational
Spotting danger before it happens is a skill that can be developed and may even save your life. Understand the threat Build situational awareness Develop personal defenses A mother dropping her teenager off at the mall, a young man leaving home for college, a family about to head out on their first trip overseas. What
In The Four Agreements, bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness,
In her global phenomenon The 5 Second Rule, Mel Robbins taught millions of people around the world the five second secret to motivation. And in her latest bestseller, she shares another simple, proven tool you can use to take control of your life: The High 5 Habit.This isn’t a book about high
In Atlas of the Heart, Brown takes us on a journey through eighty-seven of the emotions and experiences that define what it means to be human. As she maps the necessary skills and an actionable framework for meaningful connection, she gives us the language and tools to access a universe of new
Charlie Munger, Berkshire Hathaway's visionary vice chairman and Warren Buffett's indispensable financial partner, has outperformed market indexes again and again, and he believes any investor can do the same. His notion of elementary, worldly wisdom -a set of interdisciplinary mental models involving economics, business, psychology, ethics, and management-allows him to keep his
Emotional intelligence affects every aspect of the way we live, from romantic to professional relationships, from our inner resilience to our social success. It is arguably the single most important skill for surviving the twenty-first century. But what does it really mean?One decade ago, Alain de Botton founded The School of Life, an
Adulting (verb) : To do grown-up things and have responsibilities, such as finding full-time employment, paying rent, or owning a car. Basic life skills go mostly untaught in classrooms, so graduates are on their own to figure out how to live successfully in the world. Without any guidance, where do you start? Adulting 101 is a
Trauma is a fact of life. Veterans and their families deal with the painful aftermath of combat; one in five Americans has been molested; one in four grew up with alcoholics; one in three couples have engaged in physical violence. Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, one of the world’s foremost experts
Speed read people, decipher body language, detect lies, and understand human nature.Is it possible to analyze people without them saying a word? Yes, it is. Learn how to become a “mind reader” and forge deep connections.How to get inside people’s heads without them knowing.Read People Like a Book isn’t a normal book
For decades, we’ve been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. F**k positivity, Mark Manson says. Let’s be honest, shit is f**ked and we have to live with it. In his wildly popular Internet blog, Manson doesn’t sugarcoat or equivocate. He tells it like it is—a
For over a decade, Brené Brown has found a special place in our hearts as a gifted mapmaker and a fellow traveler. She is both a social scientist and a kitchen-table friend whom you can always count on to tell the truth, make you laugh, and, on occasion, cry with you.
The book does not just address those who like to arrange things in their spare time, but also those who want to arrange things but do not have enough time to do so. In a nutshell, the book is dedicated to whoever feels unhappy about what they have.
Tactical LinkedIn Secrets will teach you to stand out and gain competitive dominance in your marketing place. The advice and knowledge provided will prepare you with what I coin as, “arrows for your digital quiver.” Your quiver is an assemblage of tools for you to apply and optimize.
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