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Free will is fake news

What if we told you that there’s no such thing as free will? That’s the premise of Stanford professor Robert M. Sapolsky’s latest bestseller, Determined. He says that all human behavior is down to biological and environmental factors, not personal choices. What does that mean for how we live our lives? Don’t Worry, Society Won’t Collapse […]

Should you try fasting?

Women often receive medical advice that overlooks their hormonal landscapes, which vary considerably from person to person. Problems with metabolic health are often dismissed as normal aspects of aging, but new research suggests that fasting might be the answer. What do you need to know? Metabolic Switching Switching between eating and fasting, known as “metabolic […]

How billionaires are ruining your life

Would you believe the world’s richest men aren’t interested in closing the wealth gap? Indeed, those guys need economic disparity in order to build out their fortunes, according to journalist Peter S. Goodman. Jeff Bezos, for example, built Amazon at the cost of workers’ rights and fair competition. The Real Enemy Foreign competition isn’t the number one […]

A peek inside Amazon’s coporate thunderdome

Kristi Coulter survived 12 years of the intense work culture at Amazon before she decided to call it quits. That included an overwhelming workload, complex office politics, and little to no time for her personal life. Our latest release examines her recent memoir. Pain vs. Discomfort Coulter learned something useful from a yoga instructor: there […]

Let’s get random

What role does randomness play in our lives? Social science tells us that seemingly minor events can have surprisingly significant consequences. Embracing the chaos can help you better manage risk and make plans for the future. It can also make you happier. Leave Room for Chance Our economic and political systems simplify life’s rich tapestry […]

Tools for easing your workload

Do you feel like you’re drowning in work? Efficiency expert Nick Sonnenberg has developed a proven system for work management, including actionable strategies for streamlining processes and reducing stress. Our latest Instaread summarizes his most helpful tips. Streamline for Success Having good systems in place is critical to freeing up brain space and increasing your […]

The billionaire mindset

Rich people just think different. If you can train your mind to adopt that way of thinking, you’re one step closer to amassing wealth. In our latest release, ultra-successful entrepreneur Brad Jacobs shares a series of mental exercises that will set you on the right path. Hesitation = Stagnation Imperfection is a fact of life. In […]

How to cultivate immaculate vibes

Company culture is a mysterious concept to a lot of people. Let’s clear one thing up: a positive culture is cultivated with effort. It’s not just something that appears organically. How can you make sure the vibes are right? A Cohesive Approach Identifying the desired culture for a company requires a clear understanding of its […]

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