Clear, James “Atomic Habits: an easy and proven way to build good habits and break bad ones”

Most people don’t even consider identity change when they set out to improve. They think, “I want to be outcome …”. They set goals and determine actions they should take to achieve those goals without considering the beliefs that drive their actions. They never shift the way they look at themselves, and they don’t realise their old identity can sabotage their new plans for change. Continue reading Clear, James “Atomic Habits: an easy and proven way to build good habits and break bad ones”

Epstein, David “Range: Why generalists triumph in a specialised world”

Specialised expertise might create better chess and poker players or firefighters, but not for better predictors of financial or political trends or specialists in mergers and acquisitions. Deep analogical thinking, relational thinking, interdisciplinary thinking enable us to cross-reference our experiences through various disciplines, facilitating faster and even more creative approaches to problem-solving. Continue reading Epstein, David “Range: Why generalists triumph in a specialised world”