Little Bets

by Peter Sims Read:  2018-01-19, Rating:  5/10. You can’t put into a spreadsheet how people are going to behave around a new product. Jeff Bezos will say David Galenson Two types of Innovators: Conceptual – Mozart, bold new ideas, breakthroughs early in life Experiential innovation – experimental, iterative, trial and error, persistence, accept failures and […]

How Not to Be Wrong

The Power of Mathematical Thinking by Jordan Ellenberg Read:  2018-01-02, Rating:  6/10. I wanted to like this book, but some concepts are explained in brief and others are strung out without conclusions. The title is misleading. This book is more about the power of mathematical thinking than how not to be wrong. My Notes: WHEN […]

So Good They Can’t Ignore You

So Good They Can’t Ignore You:
Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love by Cal Newport. Passion Is Rare. Most any work can become the foundation for a compelling career. Enthusiasm alone is not rare and valuable and is therefore not worth much in terms of career capital. A good career mission is similar to a scientific breakthrough—it’s an innovation waiting to be discovered in the adjacent possible of your field.

Born to Win

Find Your Success Code by Zig Ziglar. You are born to win, but to be the winner you were born to be, you have to plan to win and prepare to win; then and only then can you expect to win. You can change who you are, and what you are, by changing what goes into your mind. You can have everything in life you want, if you just help enough other people get what they want.

The Way of Zen

The Way of Zen Discover how the understanding and practice of Zen can bring peace and enlightenment into your daily life by Alan W. Watts Read:  2017-05-16, Rating:  7/10. Part One:  Background and History 1. The Philosophy of the Tao Taoism Difference between western and eastern thought Intro to self You are who you are […]