Way Of The Peaceful Warrior

I was recommended to watch the Peaceful Warrior movie (IMDB) which has a site of its own at The Peaceful Warrior. The plot can be found at Wikipedia. I decided to instead get the book the movie is based on, "Way Of The Peaceful Warrior". The author Dan Millman is a former world champion athlete,... Continue Reading →

Turning 2008 into 80-20

I know we are in the middle of December but with holidays coming up there are not that many workdays left of 2007. Which means I take a shoot at what I intend to do next year, and how. Chris Garrett posted about The 80/20 Rule of Effort. It is about summing up 2007 and... Continue Reading →

Butterflies First Live In Cocoons

I found more interesting things to read at "Masterful Living Newsletter". This post is about the importance of having periods of rest, to recharge and get ready for the next step in life. In "Butterflies First Live In Cocoons" Christen Murphy Resmo starts like this: We all must have restful periods of incubation and calm.... Continue Reading →

The Medici Effect

The Medici Effect is a book about creativity and innovation written by Frans Johansson. The name alludes to The Medici family that helped to spur the beginning of the Italian Renaissance. The Medici Effect is about what happens at intersections, crossroads between different and often unrelated knowledge areas. Frans Johansson argues that innovations occur when... Continue Reading →

Dolphin Stress Test

READ THE FULL TEXT BEFORE LOOKING AT THE PICTURE! The picture posted here has 2 identical dolphins in it. It was used in a case study on stress levels at Loma Linda Medical Center. Look at both dolphins jumping out of the water. The dolphins are identical. A closely monitored, scientific study of a group... Continue Reading →

The Hunger Project

The Hunger Project (THP) has the tagline: Effective Action to End World Hunger. The Hunger Project uses low-cost, people-centered strategies for the sustainable end of hunger. I recently was at meetings were two persons from Bangladesh talked about how The Hunger Project works there. The country manager, professor Badiul Alam Majumdar, gave a more theoretical... Continue Reading →

The monk who sold his Ferrari

The monk who sold his Ferrari is written by Robin Sharma. I stumbled upon this book in my favourite online bookstore, got curious and ordered it. Picked it up on Saturday and have finished the book this weekend. I love it! To enjoy the book I think you need to have a desire to grow,... Continue Reading →

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