No. 1,231 Summary: Read something educational, not just entertaining. Better yet, read something written by a genius. Congratulations, you’re reading a book. But what are you reading? Hmm . . . A little light, don’t you say? Here’s an idea for your next book. Don’t just entertain yourself, educate yourself. Read something written by […]
No. 1,050 On the first day of law school they told us that we would learn to think like a lawyer. That certainly occurred — in some cases to the exclusion of anything else. But there are other ways to think as the authors of Freakonomics and Superfreakonomics have demonstrated. They showed us, by deductive […]
No. 843 We’ve been reviewing the Seven Foundations of Time Mastery by Julie A. Fleming, lawyer and consultant. She wrote this book in 2008 and recently brought out a revised version. It is a handy little book, full of ideas. It gives you an opportunity to collect your own ideas on the topics through workbook […]
No. 839 “The reason is simple,” she says. “No matter how much time you have, without sufficient energy to perform at a high level during that time, you will not be able to accomplish much.” Anyone who must spend long hours at a computer keyboard will attest to that truth. You cannot read effectively, let […]
No. 838 To tell the truth, we all know people who overuse expressions that affirm that they are not lying, at least not this time. There is a new book on the subject written by Duke Psychology Professor Dan Ariely, whose writings on application of experimental psychology to everyday problems are, honestly, legendary. A sample […]
Louis Zamperini was an American Olympic runner from USC who competed in the 1936 Berlin Games. By the 1940 games, Zamperini was predicted to be among the world’s best milers. World War II came and Lt. Zamperini found himself as the bombardier on the crew of a B45 in the Pacific in the aftermath of Pearl Harbor.