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The Scout Mindset

It seems like every few months there’s another book published about how we can think better, think more clearly, think more long term, or just think again. Judging from the level of discourse here in the US, it doesn’t appear … Continue reading

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Think Again

I’m a big fan of Adam Grant’s WorkLife podcast. I even blogged about one of his episodes last year. Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know is his latest book and the first one I’ve read. It’s … Continue reading

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Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience

You’ve probably had the experience of being completely absorbed in an activity, totally focused, losing track of time, your body moving effortlessly, your mind clear of all distractions and worries. You were “in the zone.” Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi calls this state … Continue reading

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Mindset

Mindset: The New Psychology of SuccessBy Carol S. Dweck, PhDBallantine Books, New York, 2006 Everyone knows there are two kinds of people in the world: those who divide the world into two kinds of people and those who do not. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Geography of Thought

The Geography of Thought: How Asians and Westerners Think Differently … And WhyBy Richard E. NisbettFree Press, New York, 2003 The Geography of Thought got me hooked with an intriguing observation right on page one: Westerners tend to view the … Continue reading

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