On Missing Socks, Pickup Lines, and Other Existential Puzzles
When you look in the mirror every morning, how do you feel about yourself?
Do you hate yourself? Do you respect yourself enough? Protection or self-destruction? Respect? Shame?
Who Should Read “Irrationally Yours”? And Why?
This may be just a moment of confrontation with yourself. But what stands behind the mirror, in the hidden spots of the mind?
From what you have it in yourself to be, sprouts all good and evil. “Irrationally Yours” serve as a mirror or even as a mentor that unlike others superficial relationships creates a real value.
As such it’s highly recommended to all, and especially for those who have trust issues.
About Dan Ariely
Dan Ariely is an Israeli-American professor of Behavioral Economics at Duke University. Among other things, he is also the co-founder of Genie, Shapa. When it comes to writing, all of the three books Dan wrote are proven bestsellers – Predictably Irrational, The Upside of Irrationality, and The Honest Truth about Dishonesty.
Dan was born in New York on April 29, 1967.He holds Ph.D. in cognitive psychology and is an expert in behavioral economics.
Flow – The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Esteemed psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi brings together decades of research to lead us on our path to happiness. Read on to find out why Flow – The Psychology of Optimal Experience is one of Bill Clinton’s favorite books.
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain
Have you ever heard the sound of silence? It’s hard to, in this extremely individualist world. The breathing of a forest or the quiet rehearsal of an artist preparing for an audition tend to get lost in the modern hubbub of phones, TVs, and computers.
Do you want to find out which are the most effective techniques that create compliance? Or what are the factors that makes a person say yes to another person? What stands behind the persuasion mechanism? Which are its triggers?
Jump from curiosity to knowledge and start reading Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by We’ve pulled the main ideas in the book summary below. Also find other great nuggets (visual quotes from books) in the nugget app.
Malcolm Gladwell: Outliers
In “Outliers”, Malcolm Gladwell answers to some of the questions that arise when one thinks of successful people:
- Can the year when you were born to influence your success in life?
- If you have an IQ of 130, do you have the same chance of winning a Noble prize as one with 200?
- Does your cultural background really matter to achieve success?
And the answer to all these questions is …
Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money
Do you want to raise a spoiled child? Are you afraid of having too much or too little? (Find below the summary of book and some of the best nuggets – visual quotes from books )
People are not dispassionate about money, and they’re certainly not calm and rational about their kids.