Monday, March 25, 2019

Dangerous Personalities: An FBI Profiler Shows How to Identify and Protect Yourself from Harmful...

What is the book ‘Dangerous Personalities’ about? The book is based on Joe Navarro’s personal experience as an FBI profiler. It tells us about potentially dangerous personalities and shows us how to avoid meeting them...
Book The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully

The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully

What is the book "The Five Invitation" about? Frank Ostaseski, an author of «The Five Invitations», is a Buddhist teacher. He is a co-founder of “Zen Hospice Project” and “Metta Institute”, which trains specialists for the...
Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked

Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked

What is the book "Irresistible" about? Adam Alter describes one of the dark sides of the technological revolution that led to the emergence of new forms of dependent behavior. We are accustomed to using all sorts...
Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant

Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy

What is the book "Option B" about? Sheryl Sandberg is a legend of Silicon Valley. A successful, talented, and a fascinating woman, former vice-president of Google, who for several years headed the staff of the US Treasury, she is...
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt

The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion

What is the book "The Righteous Mind" about? In his student years, the author has developed an interest in human ethics, its origins, and evolution. His book called Righteous Mind is also dedicated to ethics....
The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene

The 48 Laws of Power

What is book «The 48 Laws of Power» about? In fact, «The 48 Laws of Power» by Robert Greene is a collection of very entertaining historical anecdotes and curiosities. To illustrate 48 of his “laws” Greene cites politicians, opportunists, masters of tea ceremony and artists as examples. He treats successes...
Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain by David Eagleman

Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain

What is the book "Incognito" about? Every person knows everything about himself. We are sure that we can orient in the world around us in a proper way, make decisions freely, think clearly and evaluate...
Organize Tomorrow Today: 8 Ways to Retrain Your Mind to Optimize Performance at Work and in Life by Jason Selk & Tom Bartow

Organize Tomorrow Today: 8 Ways to Retrain Your Mind to Optimize Performance at Work...

What is the book Organize Tomorrow Today about? Jason Selk coached the athletes of the baseball team “Cardinals”, making real champions out of a promising team. He also helped many professional athletes, assisting them in reach the pinnacle...
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

What is the book Being Mortal about? Atul Gawande is a practitioner, who has descended from a family of doctors. He is well informed about the achievements of modern medicine, which allow us to prolong...
Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don't Matter by Adam Scott

Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don’t Matter

What is the book Win Bigly about? The author of the book Scott Adams is among the first who predicted Trump’s victory, at a time when he was still a candidate competing against Hillary Clinton. Adams was writing about it on his blog, and it...