Gavin's Friday Reads: Punished by Rewards by Alfie Kohn

Gavin’s Friday Reads: Punished by Rewards by Alfie Kohn

This book has been around for 25 years, challenging the old “carrot and stick” philosophy of how to motivate people. It’s still one of my favorites, and in my opinion ...
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Dr Dolittle and Kermit: A Conscious Capitalism Rainbow Connection

Dr Dolittle and Kermit: A Conscious Capitalism Rainbow Connection

One of my favorite song lines is from the original Dr. Dolittle movie. Matthew is singing to young Master Stubbins, and one of the lines goes: “I know that what ...
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Gavin's Friday Reads: How to Avoid a Climate Disaster by Bill Gates

Gavin’s Friday Reads: How to Avoid a Climate Disaster by Bill Gates

This was the most shocking thing I read in this book. I had to stop and read it again. Crocodiles swimming north of the arctic circle. The vision of crocodiles ...
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Gavin's Friday Reads: Blueprint by Nicholas A. Christakis

Gavin’s Friday Reads: Blueprint by Nicholas A. Christakis

Christakis is a sociologist at Yale and writes about how our genetic coding ensures the ways in which we tend towards social sameness. His argument is that our evolutionary success ...
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