Process-oriented vs Goal-oriented

After speed reading thru a child psychology book gifted by a client, I was struck by the recommendation to treat parenting as process-oriented rather than goal-oriented and I can see the similarities to sensible management and investment approaches. The book gave the example of a baby repeatedly putting on and taking off her sock on … Continue reading Process-oriented vs Goal-oriented

Attack On Titan and the psychology of Action

"And just like that, everything changed. At that terrible moment, in our hearts, we knew. Home was a pen. Humanity, cattle." — Opening narration “Sie Sind Das Essen Und Wir Sind Die Jager!” 1.You are the prey and we are the hunters. 2. Are you the prey? No, we are the hunters! The World of … Continue reading Attack On Titan and the psychology of Action

Popular Searches

I was wondering about what sort of information people want to read so I check the stats of my site.  Apparently "Dr Strange" + "Philosophy" ranks very highly in the search results. 😂 So people like their philosophy from films.  Not surprisingly, the last article about financial advisory ranks pretty lowly. I could have put … Continue reading Popular Searches

Why do people take high risks even though they might lose their money?

Lately I've been grappling with a financial conundrum:" Why do people take high risks even though they might lose their money?" Just last week I learnt about something called the "Money Game" among the Chinese speaking community in Malaysia. It's a ponzi scheme, everyone acknowledges it as such, everyone who went in the scheme goes … Continue reading Why do people take high risks even though they might lose their money?