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Matthew Sweet

Matthew Sweet is the author of Disconnected: Ideas and Provocations. He writes daily about mastery, strategy and ...

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You Have A Right To Be Selfish

Why do you feel worse breaking commitments to others than you do breaking commitments to yourself? Why do you shudder to think of disappointing another but happily continue to disappoint yourself?

How To Be A Manipulative Boss And Completely Exploit Your Staff

Promote the psychological sense of ownership without forfeiting actual ownership. To do this for example, with a manager, you need to make them feel pride at the companies success (as if it were a direct result of their efforts), and feel shame and embarrassment at the companies failure (as if it were all their fault).