The central idea in the book is that although humans like to think of themselves as highly rational beings, they mostly end up making decisions that can only be described as counterintuitive or irrational.
The Silent Patient — Book ReviewPosted on under Literary Pursuits — Leave a comment
The story seems simple enough until new pieces of evidence are brought to light through the protagonist’s investigative adventures.
Man’s Search For Meaning — Book ReviewPosted on under Literary Pursuits — 1 Comment
It’s safe to predict that this will be the best book I would read this year.
Book Review — The Psychology of MoneyPosted on under Literary Pursuits — 1 Comment
Cross-posted from Goodreads The book presents a collection of simple and neat ideas around how to think about managing your money. Notice my emphasis on “how to think about managing” rather than “how to manage.” I guess the title itself makes it abundantly clear that rather than discussing “proven” formulae for increasing your wealth it […]
Book Review — Never Split the DifferencePosted on under Literary Pursuits — Leave a comment
Cross-posted from Goodreads Practical, on-the-ground tips from a long-time FBI hostage negotiator. While some tips from hostage crises may not translate 1:1 to business or personal negotiations, most of them do (you’ll instinctively feel so). The author does an excellent job in pushing across two major takeaways — (a) you cannot separate out emotion from […]