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IS PROGRESS REAL?
31 January 2017
Is modern society better than that of the eighteenth century, or the Renaissance, or ancient Greece or Rome?
WHAT ARE YOUR HAPPINESS & ACHIEVEMENT ISLANDS?
17 January 2017
The idea is simple but surprisingly powerful.
WHAT IS YOUR THEORY OF WHY YOU WILL SUCCEED?
03 January 2017
events can often obey one theory or another, and what actually happens can depend largely upon which theory we choose to believe.
ON THE FOLLY OF EVER FEELING BLUE
20 December 2016
The Psychological Immune System
REWRITING THE NARRATIVE OF YOUR LIFE
06 December 2016
Whether we realize it or not, we all impose a narrative on our lives.
WHO ARE YOU?
22 November 2016
Who do you spend at least several hours a week with? Make a list.
WHEN TO TRUST A HUNCH, AND WHEN NOT
08 November 2016
The Story of Mary from Maine
TRUMP HAS ALREADY WON!
25 October 2016
What Can We All Learn from Donald?
HOW TO BE A BOSSY BOSS
11 October 2016
There is a curious South African phenomenon – the bossy boss
TAKE MORE RISKS
27 September 2016
If you are not worried, you are not risking enough.
WHO ARE WE? Angels, Devils, or Just Plain Animals?
13 September 2016
Imagine you are living in Nazi Germany. Who are we?
WHEN THE BOAT TAKES ON WATER, JUMP!
30 August 2016
Do you know the main reason why most people are not good investors?
WHICH STRESS, UNCERTAINTY & RISK SHOULD WE ACCEPT?
16 August 2016
Last time, I argued that we should welcome uncertainty, risk, and even stress as essential for any worthwhile world or life.
IN PRAISE OF RISK, UNCERTAINTY & STRESS
02 August 2016
he shrinks and gurus are unanimous, and the medical establishment is nearly so
HAVE YOU BEEN TRANSFORMED BY AN ORGANIZATION?
19 July 2016
Personality, in our sense, is a Shakespearean invention.
THE REVENGE OF HISTORY & GEOGRAPHY
05 July 2016
his time, a new book, a new vision, and some valuable additions to my mental tool-kit
9 VITAL QUESTIONS ABOUT THE EUROPEAN UNION
21 June 2016
Can the EU be unscrambled?
7 WAYS TO HAVE LUCKY ADVENTURES IN LIFE
07 June 2016
You may recall from my last blog post that luck gravitates to people who go on many adventures.
WHY WE NEED ADVENTURE ZONES
24 May 2016
To succeed, you have to be lucky. To be lucky, you have to go on lots of adventures.
CAN DINOSAURS SIMPLIFY?
10 May 2016
Are market leaders naturally vulnerable to simplifiers?
WHICH TYPE OF SIMPLIFIER SHOULD YOU BE?
26 April 2016
Price or proposition? That is the question.
HOW TO PROPOSITION-SIMPLIFY
12 April 2016
The Second Breed of Simplifiers – Proposition-Simplifiers
HOW TO PRICE-SIMPLIFY
29 March 2016
Correctly done, this can provide such extraordinary value that the market explodes to thousands
I’VE FOUND A NEW PRINCIPLE – SIMPLIFY!
15 March 2016
Up to now, I’ve believed that the best principle in business is the Star Principle
7 RULES TO HARNESS THE IMPROBABILITY OF LIFE
01 March 2016
In business and life, everything is driven by improbability.
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