Tribalism: Definition, Examples, and What Makes Someone a Free Thinker

Tribalism

Do you do your thinking in house or do you outsource it to other people? I used to outsource my thoughts. I let other people think for me. That was a mistake. So I took back control of my mind. I became a free thinker. A free thinker is committed to knowing and understanding what’s true. …

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Deep Work Book Summary

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport My Rating: 10/10 Reviews: Deep Work and Audiobook Top three takeaways Deep work is hard to replicate, highly valuable, and rare. Schedule up to four hours a day for deep work. Keep a scoreboard. Intro What is Deep Work? Deep work is …

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Life Purpose Questionnaire: Types, Obstacles and How to Find Purpose in Life

What am I good at

I was at a job interview. And the interviewer asked me, “If money was no object, what would you do?” I paused. I had nothing to say. I never considered this type of question. I looked around his office, which was full of sports memorabilia. Insincerity, I said, “I’d be a coach. I love to motivate …

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Value System: Definition, Examples, and Steps to Realign Your Value System

Value system realign

As an immigrant teen, I noticed something was different about American kids. They stand up to their parents. If they wish to eat pepperoni pizza, they fight for it. If they prefer to study music in college, they study it. I realized their value system is individualistic. The individualistic society’s core value is well being of the individual. Growing up in …

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Incentive Theory of Motivation: Definition, Examples, and How It Works

Incentive Theory

30 people from my team stared at me. As their manager, I had nothing to motivate them. Our day-to-day work didn’t make any logical sense to my team. The company designed the incentive theory to deceive the stockholders. The results of the incentive made the company’s growth look faster than it actually was. The incentives drove the …

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