“The Good Psychopath’s Guide to Success” is a self-help book by Dr. Kevin Dutton and Andy McNab that takes some of the many-times-heard, common-sense strategies for success (leaning to say “no“, practicing mindfulness, building new habits one day at a time, etc.) and presents them with a new spin, by comparing them to some of the common psychopathic traits (see details below). I appreciate the fresh point of view, as well as the authors’ challenging of traditional (and somewhat outdated) assumptions about psychopathy. However, I find the title distasteful and clickbaity.
Myths And Misconceptions In every introduction to OKRs, you will read that they were the key to Google’s success. If you read further, you’ll find that they originated at Intel, forged by Andy Grove, the father of OKRs. This might lead you to a conclusion that OKRs are a framework for tech companies, and that, if you are not in that kind of business, you should just move along. Incorrect! OKRs are a versatile and powerful goal-setting-and-achieving tool, which can be applied in any industry, by companies and teams of all sizes. What is best, you don’t even have to […]
In today’s busy world, where we are constantly trying to make a day last more than 24 hours, productivity is the ultimate buzzword. There are so many books and articles with advice on how to improve it, that one wouldn’t know where to start! “The Productivity Project” by Chris Bailey caught my eye, or ear to be more precise when I heard a summary of the book. I read it in the following days and liked its content and easy-going narrative. The only thing I did not like was the length: I felt like the content could have been packed […]
Some may argue that having everything in an app is not doing humanity a favor, and they might be right, but I am thrilled to have things just like that – one click away. Here are 3 apps that have changed my life for the better.