Karte.ro
Categorii
Acces clienti
  
Pret: 96,00 RON
Disponibil in 14 zile!

Dance with Chance: Making Luck Work for You

Descriere: "Written by true experts. Informative yet so much fun to read " Nassim Nicholas Taleb author of The Black Swan "Easy-to-digest and highly competent. If everyone were to read this book, the world would become a more enlightened place." Gerd Gigerenzer author of Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconsious Uneasy with how chance determines a huge part of our lives, we try to control what cannot be controlled and predict what cannot be predicted. It s a self-delusion that can have serious consequences for our personal finances, careers, happiness and health. Dance with Chance explains how we all fall foul of this Illusion of Control. Fortunately, when we understand how luck operates, we can lessen its ill effects. By learning when to cede control over certain aspects of our life, paradoxically, we gain more control. By making small changes to our lifestyle, we can make a huge difference to the things that matter to us. From simple investment strategies to warning against health screenings, the authors offer revolutionary and often counterintuitive advice to make luck work for you. You ll find out why millions of deaths are caused each year by medical negligence and why a billionaire is no happier than an Eskimo. You ll discover why no-one predicted the worst financial crisis since the great depression and what makes a sports star. Updated to include the latest happenings in the credit crunch and informed by the latest findings in psychology and statistics, Dance with Chance is an essential guide to navigating the uncertain world in which we live. Spyros Makridakis is Distinguished Research Professor at INSEAD, Abu Dhabi Centre and a former Greek Olympian. Robin M. Hogarth is ICREA Research Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain. He was formerly a professor at the University of Chicago s Graduate School of Business."


Bookmark and Share

Autori: Anil Gaba, Spyros Makridakis, Robin Hogarth | Editura: Oneworld Publications | Anul aparitiei: 2010 | ISBN: 9781851687206 | Numar de pagini: 360 | Categorie: Psychology  

  

Adauga comentariu


Trebuie sa fii logat pentru a adauga un comentariu. Access cont sau Creare cont nou

  

Karte.ro va recomanda:

Ego Psychology and Social Work Practice:

Pret: 196,00 RON

Eda G. Goldstein

Ego Psychology and Social Work Practice: 2nd Edition

While ego psychological theory still holds a pre-eminent position in clinical social work practice, the field has changed in many ways. This revised edition addresses these major changes, bringing the reader up to date.

  

Forgiving the Unforgivable

Pret: 92,00 RON

Beverly Flanigan

Forgiving the Unforgivable

A clearheaded study of what life can do to us and possible ways to begin again. --Carl A. Whitaker, M.D., author of Midnight Musings of a Family Therapist and coauthor of The Family Crucible Women and men who have been deeply hurt by someone they love often experience a pain that spirals out to undermine their work, relationships, self-esteem, and even their sense of reality. In Forgiving the Unforgivable, author Beverly Flanigan, a leading authority on forgiveness, defines such unforgivable injuries, explains their poisonous effects, and then guides readers out of the paralyzing anger and resentment. As a Fellow of the Kellogg Foundation, Flanigan conducted a pioneering study of forgiveness, and from that study, from her clinical practice, and from her many years of teaching, researching, and conducting professional workshops and seminars, she devised a unique six-stage program, presented here. Filled with inspiring real-life examples, Forgiving the Unforgivable is both a practical and a comforting guide to recovery and healing.

  

Proust and the Squid: The Story and

Stoc anticariat
ce trebuie reconfirmat

Maryanne Wolf

Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain

A remarkable tour de force by a world-renown neuroscientist explains that human beings were never born to read; this invention changed the very organization of man's brain and altered the intellectual evolution of the species.

  
Viziteaza magazinul Karte.ro pe ShopMania Acceptance Mark