Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom

What is the book "The Happiness Hypothesis" about? According to the book’s author, Jonathan Haidt, it’s devoted to exploring 10 “Great Ideas” that have evolved throughout different civilizations. The thing that binds them is their mutual devotion on how...
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...
Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction by Derek Thompson

Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction

What is the book "Hit Makers" about? Journalist Derek Thompson has committed himself to an ambitious task - to write a book that would explain the tastes of many people, who determine the success or the failure of a product,...
The Upside of Your Dark Side: Why Being Your Whole Self―Not Just Your "Good" Self―Drives Success and Fulfillment by Todd Kashdan and Robert Biswas-Diener

The Upside of Your Dark Side: Why Being Your Whole Self―Not Just Your “Good”...

What is the book "The Upside of Your Dark Side" about? Even the most optimistic people can’t entirely avoid negative feelings and emotions. We all get upset when our dreams do not come true, when...

Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About...

What is the book "Everybody Lies" about? Seth Stephens-Davidowitz dedicated himself to big data after his research on racism in modern society for the New York Times. During the study, he discovered something that was...
Spy the Lie: Former CIA Officers Teach You How to Detect Deception by Philip Houston, Michael Floyd, and‎ Susan Carnicero

Spy the Lie: Former CIA Officers Teach You How to Detect Deception

What is the book "Spy the Lie" about? We all sometimes doubt the sincerity of people around us, especially of people who have a significant influence on our lives. Will the boss give you a...
If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Happy? by Raj Raghunathan

If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Happy?

What is the book "If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Happy?" about? According to Raj Raghunathan, the first step in the long process of writing this book was a meeting with his old friend...

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...
Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers by Timothy Ferriss

Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers

What is the book "Tool of Titans" about? The book is a kind of answers to questions, which Timothy Ferriss asks during his show or in the private conversations. They are divided thematically into 3...

The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity

What is the book "The State of Affairs" about? Esther Perel as a psychotherapist listened to a huge number of stories of cheated and deceiving spouses. Adultery is traumatizing, the pain from it is terrible...