[Book Summary] Made to Stick

Why messages don’t stick? The main problem is the “Curse of Knowledge”. The person sharing the idea has insider information that others don’t, so they have already framed the problem and understand its relevance. Six principles of stickiness: Simple. What’s your point? Say it. And shut up. Unexpected. Violate people’s expectations. Engage people’s curiosity over…

How I Learn and Two Ways of Thinking About Book Summaries

How I Learn Read non fiction books, take notes and summaries Watch videos, take notes and summaries Widens my radar, curating my consumption feed, join different communities, niches. Follow and interact with as many people people from diverse backgrounds with conflicting viewpoints. How I read non fiction books read 2-3 of book summaries other people…

Hidden Work

Hiring is a critical expensive problem every organisation must face. In an ideal world every organisations would prioritise people, hiring, and management. But we know the world is a messy place and there are trade offs to everything.

[book] The Proverb Effect – Notes

This is my personal book note / summary on Ron Ploof’s book: The Proverb Effect [1]. I first heard about the book after Tamsen Webster posted about it in her Instagram account[2]. It immediately caught my attention because I am semi-obsessed with the idea of articulation and improving my ability to communicate ideas in a succinct…