The Charisma Myth, Olivia Fox Cabane (Review/Summary)

I recently finished re-reading The Charisma Myth by Olivia Fox Cabane and today I want to share some of its lessons with you and give you my recommendation. This book falls firmly into the practicable camp, rather than Seven Habits, which was a lot more foundational. I prefer the practical books, though, since I already … Continue reading The Charisma Myth, Olivia Fox Cabane (Review/Summary)

The Wedge and the Homeless Man Principle

Today’s post is another shining example of my sick drawing skills and links back to a couple of recent posts: “Does Game Work?” and Midwest’s “Indoor Daygame Guide Review.” Have a read of those before continuing here. And here it is: my Mona Lisa. Here’s what’s going on in the drawing: the line represents the … Continue reading The Wedge and the Homeless Man Principle

The Bank Of Vibe: An Analogy To Make You A Happier Person

Today’s post is just a short, simple analogy which you can put in your back pocket and take with you as you go. Imagine that your vibe is inside a bank account. You can make deposits and withdrawals. You sometimes pay fees. You can dip into your overdraft. You can get a loan. Fun stuff, … Continue reading The Bank Of Vibe: An Analogy To Make You A Happier Person

Luck, The Missing Ingredient (Part 2)

This post is the second of a two part series on the “missing ingredients” needed for successful Daygame. Read as much theory and learn as many techniques as you like and grow your SMV and you’ll still need these things to succeed. You’ll find the first post on the quality of “sisu” here. Luck is … Continue reading Luck, The Missing Ingredient (Part 2)

You Do Not Decide Your SMV (plus anchoring, SMV and the SMP)

Recently Pink Panther and I had a debate on Twitter in response to this tweet: He then put up a post on his blog to continue the debate: I messaged PP about this to confirm this is what his theory is and in today’s post I’m going to respond to it: That between a female … Continue reading You Do Not Decide Your SMV (plus anchoring, SMV and the SMP)

Big Sam, Arbitrage, Mean Reversion and First Mover Advantage

Today I was listening to a podcast about Sam Allardyce, or Big Sam as he’s known colloquially. For those not familiar with him he’s a football manager who’s famous for taking the helm at struggling teams and saving them from relegation. Because of the way his teams play he’s often ridiculed but what’s not widely … Continue reading Big Sam, Arbitrage, Mean Reversion and First Mover Advantage