I recently finished reading Principles: Life and Work by Ray Dalio. It’s an insightful book that teaches me a lot of useful lessons. Here I’d like to share one of the lessons with you. It’s a principle on how to maximize your upside while minimizing your downside. Interesting, isn’t it?
In the world we live in now, new technologies come out constantly. These technologies help people become more efficient. But in the midst of these, there is a growing epidemic of loneliness. It’s a sad contrast: many people become more efficient on the outside but emptier on the inside.
Charisma is a powerful skill to have. All of the top leaders, businessmen, entrepreneurs, and celebrities have charisma. When people talk to them, they feel like they’ve known them all their life. It’s as if there is a magnetic attraction pulling them in. That’s the power of charisma.
Note: This post is written by Nicah Caramba Oh no. They’re inviting you to a group outing again. Gulp. “Uh…” You’re about to break a sweat from nervousness trying to come up with an excuse. “My parents are coming over this weekend. I’ll go next time.” But you never do.