The Luck Factor, Richard Wiseman (Book Review/Summary)

I recently finished reading The Luck Factor by Richard Wiseman and want to convey its messages to you today. A while ago I wrote about how luck was one of the missing ingredients needed to succeed with Game. The question might be, then: “how do I increase my luck?” Well, the problem is that being … Continue reading The Luck Factor, Richard Wiseman (Book Review/Summary)

Daygame Robots, Rejection and Hibernation

We’ve all been there: over-caffeinated, eyeballs bulging out of their sockets, industrial quantities of pussy repellant seeping out of our gas exhausts. You’ve been approaching relentlessly for weeks on end, probably driven by promises that your “conviction will max out if you approach every single day.” If you find yourself in this situation then you … Continue reading Daygame Robots, Rejection and Hibernation

Work Update, and The Importance of Being Able to Walk Away

I’d like to cap off this week of work-related posts with a quick update. I ended up talking to my manager about my plans: I didn’t say exactly what I was going to do, just that I was going to be leaving within the next 8 months “to start my own business.” I’m lucky in … Continue reading Work Update, and The Importance of Being Able to Walk Away

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)