Negativity, Risk, And Why Rugged Individualism Is (Mostly) Bunk

In his book with journalist John Tierney, The Power of Bad, social psychologist Roy Baumeister writes about what he calls the Negativity Effect. For most of humanity’s existence, we lived in dangerous environments where a single careless moment would mean death. Or as The Power of Bad puts it: “To survive, life has to win … Continue reading Negativity, Risk, And Why Rugged Individualism Is (Mostly) Bunk

The Right Way To Handle Rejection

I’m reading the great James Altucher’s book, “Choose Yourself.”  It’s a fun and inspiring read, full of James’ trademark brutally honest yet whimsical writing style:http://amzn.to/1b59su7 You really ought to buy the book, since James will actually reimburse you what you’ve paid (or donate the equivalent to charity) if you email him, so there’s really no … Continue reading The Right Way To Handle Rejection