Although of course you end up becoming yourself (book reaction)

I’ll admit it: He’s gone by choice, which makes his thoughts more interesting to me. Let’s get that out of the way. Beyond the intrigue of understanding a person who chooses to end his own life, and the being-human fascination of finding clues in his writing or interviews, and the knowledge that there are no words beyond those he’s left, David Foster Wallace is interesting because he was a damned rewarding thinker to process. So I was surprised when I discovered I liked him less after reading Rolling Stone writer David Lipsky’s transcription of their time together in 1996 at … Keep goin’

How to make better decisions, tip #1/3

Decisive: How to make better choices in life and work

Explore how to make better decisions using the tools and principles shared in Dan and Chip Heath’s book Decisive.  This is the first of three installments, where I share tip #1: role playing, in three acts. Enjoy! Number one tool to make decisions? Prepare the role.  But not the kind you might think. Syba, or, Nana Dogishva But first, a little disclosure preamble about my horrible decision-making tactics Bossy, yes. I’ll be bossy in a second. But when it comes to strategic decisions? I’m a wishy-washy mess. I knew there was an unrepairable defect in my construction. This defect, though … Keep goin’