by Peter on Apr 25th 2015

This is Part 3 of a 3-part series on critical thinking. You can find Part 1 here and Part 2 here. How The Mind Works Now in order to illustrate how the mind works, do the test below: So how did you do? Did you get the number of passes right? Did you see the gorilla?...

by Peter on Apr 21st 2015

This is Part 2 of a 3-part series on Critical Thinking. You can find Part 1 here. 6) Anchoring Effects This is the process, of anchoring, or using one piece of information, to make an inference about the final answer. This type of process actually happens pretty...

by Peter on Apr 19th 2015

In order to get the maximum profit out of the text below, you will need to spend some time with it. You should also do the exercises, because they will practically demonstrate some of these effects on your own mind. You can click on and read the article on meta-programs...

by Peter on Apr 3rd 2015

If you want to live in a country and understand its people, you need to have an understanding of the stories that they grew up with. Whether these are folk tales, fairy tales, or movies, they leave an impact on the psyche of the individual person. They serve as...

by Peter on Mar 31st 2015

You might have seen the latest movie remake of the Spartacus story. Spartacus was a Thracian warrior, turned slave, turned gladiator. He is famous for escaping from his gladiator school and leading a slave revolt that kept the Romans busy for years. Many people...

by Peter on Mar 20th 2015

Many aspects of today’s world are often referred to as “jungles”. We have the concrete jungle in reference to large cities full of tall concrete buildings with hardly a patch of green in sight. We also have the corporate jungle, which many of...

by Peter on Mar 15th 2015

“When you look at people who are successful, you will find that they aren’t the people who are motivated, but have consistency in their motivation.” Arsene Wenger When I was a kid, my motivation was really on and off. I remember in first grade,...

by Peter on Mar 11th 2015

“There was a country in which it happened that there lived a wise Knight who had long maintained the Order of Chivalry and who, by the strength and nobility of his great courage and wisdom, had ventured his body in various wars, jousts and tournaments. Because...

by Peter on Mar 9th 2015

Work hard, cut the BS Many guys spend most of their time trying to be flashy. When working out, they only train their “show” muscles like the chest and biceps, neglecting their other muscles. They are focused on making as much money as possible, without...