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Entries from December 29th, 2013

The Elephant and The Rider

December 29th, 2013 1 Comment

I first read about the concept of the rider and the elephant in Switch by Chip and Dan Heath. From that book I traced the source back to a guy called Jonathan Haidt, the author of The Happiness Hypothesis. He has been teaching psychology using this concept for more than a decade now.

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December 16th, 2013 No Comments

Carol Dweck’s book, Mindset The New Psychology of Success is a very important book. It provides new explanations to the age old debate of talent vs effort and offers a new framework on how we should view this issue. Refer to the following and see which ones apply to you*:

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The Success Curve

December 12th, 2013 No Comments

It took me awhile to realize this but have you ever thought what success might look like? It’s a U-curve. Let’s call it

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Wealth Consumption Effect

December 8th, 2013 No Comments

We first talked about Quantity Theory of Money some time back (click here for the post) focusing rather on the macro picture. For example how do money printing and manipulation of money supply become government’s propaganda tool. Today we’ll take a look from a¬†micro effect perspective, namely wealth effect and how does it affect us.

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Cocaine, Religion and the Search for Meaning

December 5th, 2013 No Comments

(source: http://tinyurl.com/mmf88jm). Refer to footnote for definitions.

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