Thoughts on: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

He laid down on the floor of the hospital corridor as security guard approached.-“Sir, you can’t lie down here.”-“I’m sorry”, I said, gasping out the words. “Bad…back…spasms…”-“You still can’t lie down here, sir.”-“I’m sorry but—IM DYING FROM CANCER!””.David was just arriving at his destination. Years of study followed by excruciatingly long hours of residency wasContinue reading “Thoughts on: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi”

Thoughts on: Rejection Proof by Jia Jiang

Is fear of being judged and rejected holding you back from greatness?.In this book we get to follow Jia Jiang crazy rejection journey to desensitize himself and build resilience through an experiment he called: 100 Days of Rejection.——-The idea of rejection therapy is simple but powerful: get rid of fear of rejection by putting yourselfContinue reading “Thoughts on: Rejection Proof by Jia Jiang”

Thoughts on: Raising Lions by Joe Newman

Children of today are confident and powerful, This calls for powerful boundaries..The phase of Omnipotence (14 months to around 2 years) is when children haven’t yet discovered that others have willpower too. A stage of conflict. .Today’s children exits this phase less fully than previous generations. The longer a child stay in this phase afterContinue reading “Thoughts on: Raising Lions by Joe Newman”

Thoughts on: Stillness is the Key

Holidays keys to stillness has been inspired by the wisest people and the best of literature, and gives prime examples of people who embodies them—and those who fail to do so..There is not anything new here. Rather the opposite is true. The sources he draws from are old, even ancient. But the book doesn’t feelContinue reading “Thoughts on: Stillness is the Key”

Thoughts on: Discourse on the Origin of Inequality by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Now Rousseau is getting interesting! Imagine yourself a man of intellect, before the Darwinian theory, speculating about man in his naturals state before the burden of civilization was put on his/her shoulders.——-In Rousseau vision, natural man was a carefree and happy loner, peacefully roaming the woods. Picking apples to eat from the trees as heContinue reading “Thoughts on: Discourse on the Origin of Inequality by Jean-Jacques Rousseau”

Thoughts on: “The Drunkard’s Walk” by Leonard Mlodinow

There were two chance events that stood out to me that night I waled out of the murky cellar bar in central Stockholm where I had discussed this book with four other non-fiction junkies. —— The 1st coincidence was that during the cause of reading the book, one of the group members had unknowingly endedContinue reading “Thoughts on: “The Drunkard’s Walk” by Leonard Mlodinow”

Thoughts on: Atomic Habits by James Clear

Let’s face it, successful people and unsuccessful people have the same goals. It’s the systems and strategies you put in pace that makes the difference between the two. —— “You don’t rise to the level of your goals, you fall to the levels of your systems.” —- James Clears book is the ultimate guide toContinue reading “Thoughts on: Atomic Habits by James Clear”

Thoughts on: Never Spilt the Difference by Chris Voss

Except for a few naturals, most of us hates negotiation at first. We get nervous, our hands sweat and our thinking breaks down.——-But it’s not really the person across the table that scares us; it’s conflict itself.Humans are made for living in tribes and getting along with the group is a natural priority for mostContinue reading “Thoughts on: Never Spilt the Difference by Chris Voss”

Thoughts on: “The Netocrats” by Bard & Söderqvist

I tried to explain this book to a colleague before christmas break; how it utterly fashinated me, even though I feel I only understood it partly, and how it had provided me with a new lens with which to see the world. — It must have caught his interest, cuz when I got back toContinue reading “Thoughts on: “The Netocrats” by Bard & Söderqvist”

Thoughts on: A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking

Time travel, the beginning of the universe, wormholes and string theory. Considering the complexity of some of these topics it is strange that the book has become an international bestseller. Though, I read somewhere that it is one of the most gifted books; but also the least read. 📝 Children dare to ask questions adultsContinue reading “Thoughts on: A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking”