Tag: personal improvement

Captivate: The Science of Succeeding With People

This was the fourth audiobook I’ve listened to since picking up the habit a few months ago, and it wasn’t one from my to-be-read pile, so I didn’t have any expectations for it. As a regular book, it is probably very interesting, but as an audiobook, it leaves a lot to be desired. I have…

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For the past few years I’ve been engaged in competitions with myself. The first competition, and the most important was the competition to stop smoking. I started smoking when I was 20 and as I approached 50 it seemed like a good time to stop. My employer offers smoking cessation help in the form of…

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