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The Narrative Fallacy

Today I step into dangerous territory.Over the summer I completed a fabulous online course called The Art of Reading. One of the modules encouraged us to think critically about what we read and gave ideas on how to do that.One item that stood out to me was the idea of...

Ever wonder why some people grow and others don't?

Ever wonder why some people grow and others don't?

Have you ever wondered why some people grow more than others? You would, I am sure, realise that I am not talking about physical height here, but rather why some people increase their ability over time while others seem to stagnate. Thanks to the luxury of time...

Too many books?

Too many books?

I don't know about you, but my book shelves are stuffed to over flowing. And that's just my shelves. Then there's the bedside table, and my work area ... perhaps I should stop there. You get the idea. We love books in our house and I often feel guilty that we have so...

Do you scribble on books?

Do you scribble on books?

Do you scribble on books? When I went to school this was considered to be very bad form but as an adult I find it essential. Taking notes in the margins of books I want to learn from: underlining key phrases, turning over corners and generally making a mess...

Do facts change minds?

Do facts change minds?

Changing other peoples' minds is central to having influence in business, however in his new book Atomic Habits James Clear offers some new insight into this vexing challenge. He starts by referring to two notable minds which point in the same direction: J.K....