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  • abcerra shared from To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others by Daniel H. Pink
    Once positive emotions outnumbered negative emotions by 3 to 1—that is, for every three instances of feeling gratitude, interest, or contentment, they experienced only one instance of anger, guilt, or embarrassment—people generally flourished. Those below that ratio usually did not.13 But Fredrickson and Losada also found that positivity had an upper limit. Too much can be as unproductive as too little. Once the ratio hit about 11 to 1, positive emotions began doing more harm than good. Beyond that balance of positive-to-negative, life becomes a festival of Panglossian cluelessness, where...
  • abcerra shared from Poke the Box by Seth Godin
    As soon as we willingly and blindly accept what’s given, we lose all power.
  • abcerra shared from a Personal Document
    Oursystemsof educationputahighpremiumonknowingthesingle rightanswertoaquestion
  • abcerra shared from 1Q84 (Vintage International) by Haruki Murakami
    Aomame nodded.
  • abcerra shared from 1Q84 (Vintage International) by Haruki Murakami
    Tengo could not be sure which world he now belonged to.
    Note: To which one he belongs and in which one he might be