Note: The Brainfood Section will be closed from March 30 to April 26. I’ll be back on April 27,
These are the seven top articles of 2015 that you can catch up during the recess week.
1. Women don’t need men anymore
The first thing I thought when I read the headline ‘Women don’t need men anymore’ in a newspaper is: First. Who said that statement is a woman. And I was right. Second. She must be French. And I was right. Third. She is either old or a mature one. And I was wrong. Read more.
2. The six thinking hats method
Six Thinking Hats can help you think better-with its practical and uniquely positive approach to making decisions and exploring new ideas. An inspiring book for anyone who makes decisions in business or in life. Read more.
3. Nine out of ten writers fail at the premise
4. When to quit and when to stick.
I’ve always thought I wasn’t a quitter till I read The Dip. Seth Godin considers winners those who quit fast, quit often, and quit without guilt. Winners, he says, seek The Dip. On the contrary, losers either fail to stick out The Dip or they never even find the rigth dip to conquer. Read more.
5. 10 Commandments of how to choose yourself (for believers and non believers)
You can either commune with James Altucher’s commandments or not, but one thing you have to admit: when reading his bookChoose Yourself! (or his blog), one feels like getting the right stimuli, even I could say getting superhuman powers, to become a Superman or a Wonder Woman, ready to save the world. Read more.
6. The art of creative thinking.
7. 7 Life lessons from Marcus Aurelius
Marcus Aurelius was the most modest, introspective and long-suffering of monarchs. He was a good man and an enlightened ruler who wished only the best for his people. He had been carefully chosen and groomed for his job. Sickly and serious-minded as a child, he had developed into a dedicated Stoic, a practitioner of a philosophy that preached simplicity, self-discipline, endurance and duty. Here was the true philosopher-king that Plato had talked about long ago. Here are 7 life lessons extracted from Meditations Read more.