In his book, the American journalist Charles Duhigg comprehensively explores the topic of habits. His book is good for this diverse approach-habits are considered not only from the point of view of individual psychology.
The author introduces readers to the results of scientific experiments, tells about ways to overcome bad habits and the impact of habits on people’s lives, the work of companies and the emergence of social movements, as well as shares his personal experience.
The book is characterized by a popular style of investigative journalism — the author reveals the theme of his work with the help of “storytelling” – through interesting examples and stories. However, some critics of the book believe that Duhigg too keen on them. Continue reading
Every time the Muse author Stacey Lasto bakes cookies for her work colleagues, she recalls a time when cooking for colleagues and bringing homemade treats to American offices was a bad idea.
For a completely wild reason for us: colleagues and superiors might think that you have too much free time and, instead of working to the fullest, including in your free time, you bake some cookies.
People might think you were just a housewife at heart, or worse, a person with no career ambitions.
It sounds like an anecdote, but if you remember, outdated or controversial career advice haunts us to this day. Continue reading