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“Good Boss, Bad Boss” by Robert Sutton: Part One

Being a boss or having a boss is about dealing with the confidence, comfort, warmth, resentment, confusion, and flashes of anger and despair that pervade any relationship where one person wields power in an up-close and personal way over another. … Continue reading

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“Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain” by David Eagleman: Part Two

The neuroscientist Vilayanur Ramachandran speculates that the quip about men preferring blonds may have a biological seed of truth to it: paler women more easily show signs of disease, while the darker complexions of swarthier women can better disguise their … Continue reading

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“Predictably Irrational” by Dan Ariely

This book surprised me because I thought it was going to be something different than it was. Originally I thought this book was going to be based more on theory (See “Thinking Fast, and Slow”) vice social situations (See “Incognito” … Continue reading

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