The Art of Being Right

The Art of Being Right38 Ways to Win an Argument Author: Artur Schopenhauer “The Art of Being Right” by Arthur Schopenhauer is an interesting exploration of rhetoric and the art of winning arguments. In this work, Schopenhauer outlines 38 stratagems for convincing opponents and prevailing in debates, often irrespective of the truth. His analysis is rooted in the belief that people are more interested in winning arguments than seeking truth....

2024-05-20 · 3 min · timor

The Culture Map

The Culture MapBreaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business Author: Erin Meyer “The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business” by Erin Meyer is a highly insightful guide that explores how cultural differences impact international business interactions. Meyer presents a framework for understanding and navigating cultural complexities by examining various dimensions of communication, leadership, and etiquette across different countries. Let me explain first high and low context communication, as it’s required to understand the idea....

2024-04-24 · 4 min · timor


RewiredThe McKinsey Guide to Outcompeting in the Age of Digital and AI Authors: Eric Lamarre, Kate Smaje, Rodney Zemmel I’ve heard a lot of strange things about McKinsey, starting with this parody commercial: Then few more facts, but still provided in an amusing way by the John Oliver: It’s not just jokes than worry me, but also some news I’ve read: they had no issues to consult both companies and their regulators at the same time1, they work with tobbaco companies and health industry suggesting ways to profit companies, that might be bad for their clients2, they’re behind OxyContin (opioid) sales turbocharge, which resulted in hundreds of people dead of overdose3, having relationships with authoritarian regimes and more....

2024-04-23 · 2 min · timor

Błękitna kropka

Błękitna kropkaCzłowiek i jego przyszłość w kosmosie Author: Carl Sagan I love science and I’m passionate about cosmos since I was 5. One of my favourite books from the childhood was the one about Universe - with color pictures. This one is a sweet reminder of those ancient times and have even better pictures! There is an interesting reference to the deities and their relation to the planets. Their impact on humanities history, then a swift dive into the place of the God in “our” universe....

2024-03-01 · 1 min · timor


BlindsightAuthor: Peter Watts Still reading…

2024-03-01 · 1 min · timor

Extreme Ownership

Extreme OwnershipHow U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win Authors: Jocko Willink, Leif Babin The book is a compelling and practical leadership guide co-authored by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin, both former Navy SEAL officers. The book revolves around the central theme of taking absolute responsibility for every aspect of one’s life and leadership role. Through gripping combat stories from their SEAL experiences, the authors illustrate key principles such as accountability, decisiveness, and humility....

2024-02-05 · 1 min · timor

Working Backwards

Working BackwardsInsights, Stories, and Secrets from Inside Amazon Author: Bryar Colin Still reading…

2024-01-23 · 1 min · timor

The 48 Laws of Power

The 48 Laws of PowerAuthor: Robert Greene Still reading…

2023-12-26 · 1 min · timor

How to Win Friends & Influence People

How to Win Friends & Influence PeopleAuthor: Carnegie Dale The book is written in a typical American style - “do this and that, and your life will change forever…” 😄 Applying the book’s rules too bluntly may come off as manipulative, and our conversation partner will sense it. However, it’s worth considering certain mistakes that make it difficult for us to interact with people, such as when we talk too much and don’t let others get a word in....

2023-12-14 · 6 min · timor

Lider w trampkach

Lider w trampkachCzyli jak być przywódcą w zgodzie ze sobą Author: Małgorzata Jakubicz

2023-10-22 · 1 min · timor