“Self-judgments, like all judgments, are tragic expressions of unmet needs”

– – Marshall Rosenberg

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Think Again – Adam Grant

Think Again – Adam Grant

All the notes were taken directly from the source mentioned. - - - Intelligence is traditionally viewed as the ability to think and learn. Yet in a turbulent world, there's another set of cognitive skills that might matter more: the ability to...

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Getting Things Done – David Allen

Getting Things Done – David Allen

All the notes were taken directly from the source mentioned. - - - The goal is to get things off your mind and get things done Clean psychic RAM by doing the thinking when you have the mental vitality and not when you are pushed by the pressure of...

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Linchpin – Seth Godin

Linchpin – Seth Godin

All the notes were taken directly from the source mentioned. - - - Be remarkable, be generous, Create art, Make judgments calls, connect people and ideas The competitive advantage the marketplace demands is someone more human, connected, and...

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How I Built This – Guy Raz

How I Built This – Guy Raz

All the notes were taken directly from the source mentioned. - - - People start businesses for all kinds of reasons. They do it to satisfy a dream or to solve a problem or to fill a void in the market. Some people want to improve on something that...

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Permission to Feel

Permission to Feel

All the notes were taken directly from the source mentioned. - - - Here are the five skills we've identified. We need to recognize our own emotions and those of others, not just in the things we think, feel, and say but in facial expressions, body...

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Possibilities – Herbie Hancock

Possibilities – Herbie Hancock

All the notes were taken directly from the source mentioned. - - - Improvisation - Truly being in the moment, means exploring what you don't know/ It means going into that dark room where you don't recognize things. It means going into that dark...

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The Sweet Spot – Paul Bloom

The Sweet Spot – Paul Bloom

All the notes were taken directly from the source mentioned. - - - Marie Kondo became rich and famous by telling people to throw away possessions that don't spark joy, and many would see such purging as excellent life advice in general. Under the...

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On Tyranny – Timothy Snyder

On Tyranny – Timothy Snyder

All the notes were taken directly from the source mentioned. - - - Founding Fathers and contemplate the history of other democracies and republics. At the very beginning, anticipatory obedience means adapting instinctively, without reflecting, to a...

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Leonardo da Vinci – Walter Isaacson

Leonardo da Vinci – Walter Isaacson

All the notes were taken directly from the source mentioned. - - - Together they served his driving passion, which was nothing less than knowing everything there was to know about the world, including how we fit into it. He had a reverence for the...

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Breath – James Nestor

Breath – James Nestor

All the notes were taken directly from the source mentioned. - - - Even so, if the free divers and the ancient texts were to be believed, how we breathe affects all things. How could it be so important and unimportant at the same time?...

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Four Thousand Weeks – Oliver Burkeman

Four Thousand Weeks – Oliver Burkeman

All the notes were taken directly from the source mentioned. - - - We’ve been granted the mental capacities to make almost infinitely ambitious plans, yet practically no time at all to put them into action. A fairly modest six-figure number of...

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Bird by Bird – Anne Lamott

Bird by Bird – Anne Lamott

All the notes were taken directly from Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott - - - Why “Bird by Bird” Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report on birds written that he’d had three months to write, which...

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Outliers – Malcolm Gladwell

Outliers – Malcolm Gladwell

All the notes were taken directly from the source mentioned!  - - - Outlier: Phenomena that lie outside normal experience Matthew Effect “Those who are successful are more likely to be given the kind of special opportunities that lead to further...

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