Consistent Meeting Rhythm

We begin in this section with the first part of the what: Consistent Meeting Rhythm. Work PreView Meetings follow a consistent rhythm. They happen on a regular schedule. If Max is unavailable because he’s traveling or with a customer, or if he goes on vacation (something we’d strongly …

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Celebrating Communism’s Centenary On The Moon

Given the visual spectacle that was created at the Beijing Olympics, imagine what kind of party will be thrown for the centenary of communist rule in 2049. It will be the moment at which China can take stock of its rejuvenation at home and the immensity of its various roles …

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Humans Are Social Creatures

This feeling has nothing to do with the volume of people around you. It sounds like you have a group of friends, maybe as many as twelve of them. You’re certainly not the first human being to feel less than satisfied, even in good company. We are, universally, made …

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It's All About Compromise

I know that it can work out. I know that your relationship can be just what you want it to be. Why? Because fate has placed this book in your hands. Maybe it was a present from a well-meaning friend. Maybe somebody said to you, ‘Look, if you want to …

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Confidence Influences

Confidence consists of positive expectations for favorable outcomes. Confidence influences the willingness to invest—to commit money, time, reputation, emotional energy, or other resources—or to withhold or hedge investment. This investment, or its absence, shapes the ability to perform. In that sense, confidence lies at the heart of civilization …

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