A Whole New Mind – a whole new world

A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future by Daniel Pink describes the dawning of the ‘Conceptual Age’. Just as information workers surpassed physical laborers in economic importance, Pink claims, the workplace terrain is changing yet again, and power will inevitably shift to people who possess strong right brain qualities – inventiveness, empathy, … Read more

Art of the Start

Art of the Start The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything by Guy Kawasaki (2004) Interesting book on what it takes to be an entrepreneur and a lot of these concepts can apply to transport strategy implementation. The Art of the Start gives  the essential steps to launch great products and services. It  shows … Read more

Are you living a charged life?

In Brendon Burchard’s book The Charge he begins by asking: are you trying to muster up enough energy and enthusiasm to get through your busy, meeting choked day? Are you also just trying to make it to the weekend so you can do the something you really want to do?

He identifies three modes of living and we all predominately live in one of these. More on that in a minute. The good news is that “you can choose to keep it, amplify it, or change it all together.”

Recent psychology research indicates we operate on either an internal or external locus of control – referring to the extent to which individuals believe that they can control events that affect them.

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The 80/20 Principle

Would you like to learn how to get more done with less effort, eliminate wasteful activities?
The 80/20 Principle, or Pareto Principle, or the Law of the Critical Few, has been described in all sorts of ways by many different people, but the central idea is the same: a few things are responsible for most of the results.

This is the basis of Koch’s book The 80/20 Principle: The Secret to Achieving More with Less

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