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    Let X = X

    By Robert McFadden

    Let X = X

    It's not about trying to create a coherent personality. It's really not. Because we're piles of steaming contradictions - and that's fine. You don't have to, like, make them cohere - or coherent to someone else.

    - Laurie Anderson


    Listen to Laurie's full interview with Eleanor Wachtel on CBC's Wri...

    11.11.18 09:43 PM - Comment(s)

    The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less

    By Robert McFadden

    The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less

    “Everybody needs a fishbowl.” 


    - Barry Schwartz, author of THE PARADOX OF CHOICE: WHY MORE IS LESS
     
    31.03.18 07:56 PM - Comment(s)

    Remember Anything

    By Robert McFadden

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    "If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything."

    - Mark Twain

    29.03.18 09:40 PM - Comment(s)

    The Inner Game of Stress: Outsmart Life's Challenges and Fulfill Your Potential

    By Robert McFadden

    The Inner Game of Stress: Outsmart Life's Challenges and Fulfill Your Potential

    “I don't believe the inner game is simply for the purpose of learning better golf, but golf is a wonderful medium in which to learn the inner game. To overcome the fears and the doubts that we all carry with us. And the limiting beliefs. And if we can get good at that game, our whole lives get bette...

    24.03.18 04:19 PM - Comment(s)

    Yes

    By Robert McFadden

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    "i imagine yes is the only living thing."

    - e.e. cummings

    24.03.18 04:19 PM - Comment(s)

    Person in the Pants

    By Robert McFadden

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    "If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month."

    - Theodore Roosevelt

    22.03.18 09:40 PM - Comment(s)

    The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It

    By Robert McFadden

    The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It

    “E-Myth is the entrepreneurial myth. And essentially it says that the people who go into business are not the entrepreneurs that everybody believes them to be, but what I've come to know as technicians suffering from an entrepreneurial seizure. So the doctor opens up a medical practice, the attorney...

    17.03.18 03:44 PM - Comment(s)

    The Invisible Gorilla: How Our Intuitions Deceive Us

    By Robert McFadden

    The Invisible Gorilla: How Our Intuitions Deceive Us

    “We share this illusion that we see the world the same as everybody else. And only by testing your knowledge, and testing what you're actually seeing – just like you do with a visual illusion – do you realize that you're not actually seeing the world as everybody else is. And, in fact, we don't all ...

    10.03.18 06:30 PM - Comment(s)

    Improvisation

    By Robert McFadden

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    "Acting is memorization. Improvisation is living."

    - David Shepherd

    10.03.18 06:30 PM - Comment(s)

    How Music Works

    By Robert McFadden

    How Music Works

    TALKING HEADS front-man and author of HOW MUSIC WORKS David Byrne: “So I ask myself, do I write stuff for specific rooms? Do I have a place, a venue, in mind when I write? Is that a kind of model for creativity? Do we all make things with a venue – a context – in mind?”

    03.03.18 07:46 PM - Comment(s)