April 2010
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
« Mar   May »
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  

Month April 2010

Predictably Irrational. The Hidden Forces that Shape Our Decisions – Dan Ariely

Economics is generally viewed from the rational point of view. The assumption is that when faced with decisions, people are capable of thinking about the value of the different options they face before they act. It argues that our rationality steps in for important decisions and this is what makes markets effective at finding value.

“Somehow, [...]

The Element. How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything – Ken Robinson

The Element as described here is the meeting point between natural aptitude and personal passion. A kind of creative epiphany where doing what you truly love rubs sticks with what you have a natural ability to do.

It argues that when someone hits this point, they are connecting with something fundamental to their sense of purpose [...]