Tag: psychology

Influencer – The Power To Change Anything

I was interested in learning more about influence. This title jumped out at me.

Influencer : The Power to Change Anything
Influencer : The Power to Change Anything by Kerry Patterson and 4 other authors is full of stories on how groups and organizations can influence change. … [continue reading]

Blunder: Why Smart People Make Bad Decisions

A great quick read.

Blunder: Why Smart People Make Bad Decisions
Blunder: Why Smart People Make Bad Decisions by Zachary Shoreis is both a history and a psychology book. Chapters are broken down by cognition traps and a historical example. Great stuff.

The conclusion of the book … [continue reading]

The 50 Law

Back in April, I wrote the post An Urban Version of the 48 Laws of Power and broke my own rule about endorsing something before it even came out. Is the book The 50th Law as good as Robert Greene’s … [continue reading]

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

Because I like The Tipping Point and loved Outliers, I decided to check out Malcom Gladwell’s other book.

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell is about gut reactions, hunches and making snap judgements. The book … [continue reading]

17 Lessons For Fat Loss

The Precision Nutrition site just posted a great article on fat loss lessons called Why You’re Not Lean Yet. My first thought was – oh great, not another get lean list. But I really like this list for … [continue reading]

Mean Genes

My interest in early man continues.

Mean Genes: From Sex to Money to Food: Taming Our Primal Instincts
Mean Genes: From Sex to Money to Food: Taming Our Primal Instincts by Terry Burnham and Jay Phelan is an easy book to follow considering the scientific nature of the topic. The book explains … [continue reading]