Karim Syed

Fallacy of First Impressions

We as a species believe we are a good judge of character. We make snap judgements about someone we meet in a matter of seconds. And I’m here to tell you that your judgement is worth nada, zilch, bupkis!

So much for the 10,000 hour rule?

Malcom Gladwell in his book “Outliers” introduced this idea of 10,000 hours as a key tenant of success as seen through the stories of Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, The Beatles and more. But now new research reveals there is more to success than deliberate focus on just one thing!

Do Less, Obsess More

In a world driven by a “do more” culture Morten Hansen challenges our notion of excellence by urging us not only to do less but to obsess even more.