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Supersurvivors: The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success; Redirect: Changing the Stories We Live By – Bamboo Innovator Daily: 19 Sep (Sat)

Life

  • Humanity as a Competitive Advantage; As technology advances, people will need qualities such as empathy, care, attunement, self-awareness and generosity to get ahead. NYT
  • After Trauma, New Strength as Well as New Scars; Survivors of terrible accidents and losses often find more meaningful ways to live and richer types of happiness: WSJ
  •  When C.E.O. Comebacks Fail ; Companies that hire back their old executives hope to emulate Apple. But not everyone can be Steve Jobs. : NewYorker
  • The Sum of Human Knowledge: Computers govern how long the microwave heats food or the dryer spins clothes. Can they learn to form ideas and theories about the world around them as well?: WSJ
  • Why We Can’t Get Over Ourselves: Exposing the reasons we fail to understand the minds of others. Nautil
  • Why Etsy engineers send company-wide emails confessing mistakes they made: qz
  • Why the U.S. Government Is Embracing Behavioral Science: HBR
  • This tower purifies a million cubic feet of air an hour: Wired
  • Asia fund industry veteran goes independent to promote corporate governance: SCMP
  • In warming Arctic, mosquitoes may live long and prosper: Reuters

Books

  • Supersurvivors: The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success: Amazon
  • Upside: The New Science of Post-Traumatic Growth: Amazon
  • What Doesn’t Kill Us: The New Psychology of Posttraumatic Growth: Amazon
  • Mindwise: Why We Misunderstand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want : Amazon
  • Winning Decisions: Getting It Right the First Time: Amazon
  • Redirect: Changing the Stories We Live By: Amazon
  • The Tell: The Little Clues That Reveal Big Truths about Who We Are: Amazon

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How a brilliant female chemist who owns 55 patents re-invented cotton and made it ‘the fabric of our lives’; Dreams are all about values – Bamboo Innovator Daily: 17-18 Sep (Thurs/Fri)

Life

  • Some of the Wisest Words to Create and Live By: “Be a good steward of your gifts. Protect your time. Feed your inner life. Avoid too much noise. Read good books, have good sentences in your ears.”: BP
  • How a brilliant female chemist who owns 55 patents re-invented cotton and made it ‘the fabric of our lives’: BI
  • Dreams are all about values: JA
  • 10 unique ways leaders bond with employees; Writing a letter to your parents, brewing beer together, playing cards against humanity: These CEOs have cracked the code on engagement.: FastCo
  • SAP CEO Bill McDermott lost his left eye in a freak accident that almost killed him: BI
  • 9 proven strategies to become more charismatic:BI
  •  Some of the best economics teachers are genuine storytellers: TheAge
  • 8 tricks for remembering everything you read: BI
  • SAP CEO Bill McDermott lost his left eye in a freak accident that almost killed him: BI
  • Some of the best economics teachers are genuine storytellers: TheAge
  • The 2015 world champion of public speaking has a surprising trick for beating stage fright; “keep in mind that you are better than everyone who’s watching you because you have the courage to stand and they don’t.”: BI
  • A prestigious American magazine has named Singaporean scientist Benjamin Tee Chee Keong as an innovator to watch, after he developed an electronic skin that could make prosthetic limbs as sensitive as human ones. ASEAN
  • “World class thinkers learn early on that becoming a millionaire isn’t easy and the need for comfort can be devastating. They learn to be comfortable while operating in a state of ongoing uncertainty. The great ones know there’s a price to pay for : BI
  • 7 lessons you can learn from kids that will make you a more successful adult: BI
  • What Apple employees really think about the company’s internal corporate culture: BI
  • The economics of deception: You have been warned; Two heavyweights show how markets can turn against the unsuspecting: Economist
  • Why markets will never be free of fraud and fools: MW
  • Hostess Brands doesn’t live by Twinkies alone. Two years after being resurrected by private-equity owners, the maker of Ding Dongs, Ho Hos and its famous creme-filled cylindrical cake is setting its sights on bread.
  • Death and transfiguration: The golden age of the Western corporation may be coming to an end: Economist
  • The unlikeable way Facebook pushes our buttons: FT
  • How to Spot Hidden Opportunities for Sales Growth: HBR
  • Nietzsche on the Power of Music; “Without music life would be a mistake.”: BP
  • Bobby Fischer, a troubled genius in the pre-internet age: Guardian
  • We’re All ‘Phools’: Nobel Laureates Have a New Critique of Capitalism; In addition to giving us what we really want, markets also systematically target our weak spots, book says: WSJ
  • Why work? A psychologist explains the deeper meaning of your daily grind: qz
  • Feeling Overwhelmed? Here Are Three Ways To Gain Perspective: Forbes
  • The Systems Mindset: Managing the Machinery of Your Life: Installment 1: WTS
  • 9 proven strategies to become more charismatic: BI
  • 8 tricks for remembering everything you read: BI
  • 5 Common Mental Errors That Sway You From Making Good Decisions: JC
  • How to ruin your financial life, #badadvice: PT
  • Thoreau on How Silence Ennobles Speech and the Ideal Space for Conversation: BP
  • Why Talking About Strategy “Execution” Is Still Dangerous: HBR
  •  Li Ka-shing plans to make a killing as he cuts corporate ties with HK: SCMP
  • New Managers Need a Philosophy About How They’ll Lead: HBR
  • Why Talking About Strategy “Execution” Is Still Dangerous: HBR
  •  10 reasons that explain why the octopus is the most incredible creature of the sea: bi
  • The CEO of Goldman Sachs just talked about China in a way we’ve never heard before: BI
  •  Mark Zuckerberg said this genius is his favorite scientist: BI
  • John Cage on Human Nature, Constructive Anarchy, and How Silence Helps Us Enlarge Each Other’s Goodness: BI
  • 4 misleading signs of entrepreneurial success: Fortune
  • Thoreau on How Silence Ennobles Speech and the Ideal Space for Conversation: BP
  • A Professor Who Put Teaching First; Peter Schramm didn’t publish much, but he showed countless students how to think: WSJ

Books

  • The Most Dangerous Trade: How Short Sellers Uncover Fraud, Keep Markets Honest, and Make and Lose Billions : Amazon
  • Trying Not to Try: Ancient China, Modern Science, and the Power of Spontaneity : Amazon
  • Compelling People: The Hidden Qualities That Make Us Influential : Health
  • Bounce: Mozart, Federer, Picasso, Beckham, and the Science of Success : Amazon

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