“A growing body of research suggests that we’re most productive when we move between periods of high focus and intermittent rest. Instead, we live in a gray zone, constantly juggling activities but rarely fully engaging in any of them—or fully disengaging from any of them. The consequence is that we settle for a pale version… Read More Shades of . . .
Jane Mayer’s excellent article in the New Yorker charts Tony Shwartz’s role, and regret, in writing The Art of the Deal. I particularly liked this: “When Schwartz began writing “The Art of the Deal,” he realized that he needed to put an acceptable face on Trump’s loose relationship with the truth. So he concocted an… Read More Putting lipstick on a pig . . .