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Universal Principles of Design

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Summary of “Universal Principles of Design”: The meeting of design, psychology and science to design successful products and experiences. By William Lidwell, Katrina Holden and Jill Butler, 272 pages, 2011 Note: This article is a guest article written by Clémence Perrin from the Freewheeler Travel Blog and K-character Chronicle of the book “Universal Principles of […]

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In Search of Wisdom

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Summary of “In Search of Wisdom: A Monk, a Philosopher, a Psychiatrist on What Matters Most” : In this three-author book, Christophe André, psychiatrist, Alexandre Jollien, philosopher and Matthieu Ricard, Buddhist monk recount their experiences, their practices, and their journeys while covering the many topics of existence that fascinate them; their points of view, which are at times […]

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Public Speaking TED

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Summary of “Public Speaking TED – The Official Guide”: There is nothing more natural than being afraid to speak in public. By Chris Anderson, 2016, 348 pages, published by Flammarion Chronicle and summary of Chris Anderson’s “Public Speaking: The Official Guide”: Introduction: Are you interested in the art of public speaking? Are you in admiration […]

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140 Happiness quotes that make you smile!

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It’s a classic… Every so often, the bac exams in philosophy provide their share of happiness quotes, which get students to work hard for hours on end. However, happiness, in addition to getting high school students and great philosophers to write essays, is a subject that inspires us all! Indeed, who among us doesn’t want to be happy? Everywhere, everyone talks about […]

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Essentialism

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Summary of “Essentialism”: Essentialism is a system-based discipline to determine where our true contribution lies. Then, to make the execution of these high value-added tasks effortless. By Greg McKeown, 2018, 272 pages. Note: This is a guest column written by Matthieu from the blog Simplement Dans Le Bon Sens. Chronicle and Summary of the book […]

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Gorgias

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Summary of “Gorgias”:  Gorgias is a work dedicated to the art of speaking well, constructed in the form of a discussion. Plato presents rhetoric as a technique for persuasion and a source of power. It can unfortunately be used poorly, in the manner of the sophists. They use it for their personal interest and without […]