This Use It Or Lose It: The Science Behind Self-Confidence article in Forbes is interesting. It explains why some us take less risks and have less self-confidence?. Author Margie Warrell suggests some strategies to improve our self-confidence.
A very interesting book entitled An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back by Elizabeth Rosenthal from Kaiser Health News. This is very interesting book and has already The New York Times best seller.
After reading How to Build Resilient Kids, Even After a Loss by Sharyl Sandberg in to-day’s The New York Times OP-ED I was reminded of her 2016 Berkley’s Convocation speech. To-day’s OP-ED was adopted from her new book Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg & Adam Grant. She has been very admiring personality by opening up her personal life & educating other from her own experience. Very powerfully brave civic duty!
According a new report in The New York Times titled Comey Tried to Shield the F.B.I. From Politics. Then He Shaped an Election, the authors Matt Apuzzo et al. suggest that FBI tried to reshape the past bitter 2016 Presidential election. It’s very long investigative report with another perspective to understand the last Presidential election. There will be many more reports & books will be written by verious players for sometime.
An article How California Gave Us Trumpism in Politico Magazine to understand current national politics and how we reach to this point. Some of the president’s most hard-line advisers forged their beliefs in reaction to what they saw in their home state (California). Very interesting read! ∞
Very useful articles With C.I.A. Hacking Revelations, How to Protect Your Devices in The New York Times with tips for protecting our electronic devices from hacking. As always, use updated OS, follow good internet hygiene practice, and use other precautionary measures like lock screen, PIN codes and enable verify apps settings.
In this our current environment of untruthful or “fake” news & information spreading around in print, television or mobile devices, Philip Fernbach and Steven Sloman explain in this Why We Believe Obvious Untruths how our brain processes obvious untruthful information. Very interesting article to understand why & how we believe obvious “fake” information!
There is very interesting article The Job Interview Will Soon Be Dead. Here’s What the Top Companies Are Replacing It With on Inc about future role of job interviews and will be replaced by Job Auditions. Some large tech companies like Automattic have replaced interview with auditions already. Very interesting!
The New York Times columnist Charles Duhigg has a very interesting article “How Trump Became the First Silicon Valley President” in to-day’s post where he discusses how President Trump successfully used a Silicon valley tested disruptive start-up technology to run his campaign and become the first out-side candidate to win US Presidential election in modern history. Continue reading