Humans are amazing. But have you ever wondered why some have abilities even beyond those that most of us hold? Superhuman: Life At The Extremes Of Our Capacity looks at how some accomplish the unbelievable.
If you watch the news, go on Facebook, or even talk to other people, you’d be forgiven for thinking our world is in a very bad spot. Luckily, the truth is that things aren’t as bad as so many think. Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About The World — And Why Things Are Better Than You Think shows why our own picture of things is likely off.
How you do build high performance teams? What causes teams to fall apart? The Five Dysfunctions Of A Team is an interesting approach to building better teams, told through story. Check it out.
You want to be the queen of social media. Millions of followers, getting paid to post. How do you get there? Influencer: Building Your Personal Brand in the Age of Social Media has the blueprint to building your empire.
Groups can accomplish fare more than any of us can on our own and with the growth of technology, humans now have a powerful new partner in forward thinking. See how we’re learning to combine our powers with computers for better outcomes in Superminds: The Surprising Power of People and Computers Thinking Together by Thomas W. Malone.
Are facts no longer relevant? How can you twist the truth and outright lie, yet still win? Scott Adams sets out to explore just that but ends up convincing himself instead in Win Bigly: Persuasion In A World Where Facts Don’t Matter.