Habit 5 – Seek first to understand and then to be understood
Habit 6 – Synergize
Habit 7 – Sharpen the saw
Stephen Covey's Seven Habits are a simple set of rules for life, inter-related and synergistic, and yet each one powerful and worthy of adopting and following in its own right. For many people, reading Covey's work or listening to him speak, literally changes their lives. This is powerful stuff indeed and highly recommended.
Jon Rappoport – Making Your Work Known In The World
by Jon Rappoport
October 27, 2015
What I’m talking about here are your most profound desires and goals. And often you have to search for what those are, because they don’t just pop up.
That’s the kind of work I’m referring to—the work that comes when you launch projects and enterprises that directly reflect those […]
Laurence G. Boldt – How To Find The Work You Love
Created on Sunday, 29 March 2009 13:02
Instead of focusing on what color tie to wear or whether to send that follow up thank you card to your prospective employer, Laurence G. Boldt instead starts with the big questions and systematically focuses them down into simple, yet effective criteria to pursue the work you love. The first 2 chapters examine the paradigms and […]
6 Things You Must Know To Be A Free-Thinker
Created on Saturday, 21 March 2015 18:19
We all have a certain degree of admiration for those forward-thinkers who were ahead of their time, or for those free-spirited individuals who had the courage, the will and the foresight to speak out their minds despite risking being labelled as non-conformists and cast to the outer fringes of society.
Well, truth be told, […]
How Algorithms Are Shaping The World
We live in a world that is increasingly being designed for and run by algorithms. Algorithms are highly complex computer programs that can solve problems and even determine espionage tactics, stock prices or what script will be a successful movie. An obvious, but key distinction, needs to be made here between automation and AI. Automation is just a machine performing a rote, […]
How to Turn the Tables on Authority Like a Genius
“In the act of provoking people to think differently, philosophers make it clear that we are not fated to live within the often-stifling systems of thought that we inherit. We can change the subject.” ~Raymond Geuss
Are you sick and tired of television talking-heads babbling their way through political propaganda and scapegoating each other through underhanded claptrap that does […]
All Roads Lead to Goldman Sachs
Created on Friday, 09 April 2010 18:12
Once upon a time, Goldman Sachs shunned publicity. During the period from 1930 to 1969, Sydney Weinberg ran Goldman Sachs where he developed a staunch corporate cultural aversion to publicity. During the 1970s, a tandem of John Weinberg and John Whitehead assumed the reigns of leadership at Goldman Sachs. Whitehead left […]