Quote of the day
There are just too many smart, capable people out there. The hard truth is that the ones who get ahead are usually those who know how to make highly placed people feel good about having them around. The good news is that you can be one of them.
~KATHLEEN KELLY REARDON, author of The Secret Handshake: Mastering the Politics of the Business Inner Circle
Social psychologists often seem like killjoys when it comes to studying how people eat.
The brain is organized as modules and circuits for specialized actions. The scientist who figured that out reflects on his discovery.
During our leisure time, not counting work, each of us processes 34 gigabytes or 100,000 words every day.
As human beings we have a need for inclusion — being connected to others. Professionally, such connectedness can be a considerable advantage as well.
The untold story of Tim Cook’s friendship with Steve Jobs—and why Jobs wouldn’t let Cook try to save his life.
As I studied habits, I slowly began to recognize the tremendous importance of the time of beginning.
As technological choices become ever more complex, design fiction, not science, hints at the future we actually want.
The green Motion Picture of America Screen, the guy with the deep voice, the montage of gripping moments and dramatic music: we’ve all been persuaded, at some point in our lives, by the grandiosity of a movie trailer. And considering how many we’re exposed to every year, that’s understandable.
As writers we are especially aware of the five senses. We use the five senses to transport our reader into the scene we are describing. However, I propose, that we are not using the five senses to their full potential.
You can hide your work if you want to, and if you hide your work you’ll never let yourself down. But if you’re interested in getting your work noticed, don’t fall for the myths presented here.