Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan – there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, or just living more and working less, this book is the blueprint!
This Ted Talk of Tali Sharot analyses scientifically the capacity of human beings of planning for the best more than for the worse. But then, what to do with this discovery? Tali has found how to erase the bias but would this boost our happiness? Have a look here.
This clock should be mandatory in all offices…and homes!
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Nine-year-old Amelie Bridge was treated to a very special trip down to London recently courtesy of Virgin Trains and Thames Rockets after she wrote to Richard Branson with suggestions for a new First Class menu. Isn’t it a fantastic illustration of how a business is able to pay attention to individuals? Read the full story HERE
This picture is perfect: happiness, friendship, colors, combination of technology and tradition. What else do you want?
It’s all about choosing your attitude, isn’t it?
This is your challenge: Watch this 2 minutes video without even a smile!
What a pleasure to be influenced that way! Did you know that each of us is capable of this? I’m a long time believer in the power of a smile, simple and sincere, able to connect people together.
So that’s now on your to do list: double the number of smiles to others, every day.
Quiet by Susan Cain will change how you think about introverts forever.
Passionately argued, superbly researched, and filled with real stories, Quiet will permanently change how we see introverts – and how you see yourself.’I can’t get Quiet out of my head. It is an important book – so persuasive and timely and heartfelt it should inevitably effect change in schools and offices’ Jon Ronson, The Guardian. Maybe the extrovert ideal is no longer as powerful as it was; perhaps it is time we all stopped to listen to the still, small voice of calm…
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In this interview by The New York Times, Dr Goodenough says “I’m old enough to know you can’t close your mind to new ideas. You have to test out every possibility if you want something new.”
Studies have shown that inventors peak in their late 40s and tend to be highly productive in the last half of their careers. Yipee!
Read this article here