Thought Life: The Illusion of Control and Chicago O’Hare (Part 1)

Thought Life: The Illusion of Control and Chicago O’Hare (Part 1)

Posted by on December 29th, 2016 with Comments Off on Thought Life: The Illusion of Control and Chicago O’Hare (Part 1)

This is part 53 in the series: BIG TEN OF AN EXCEPTIONAL LIFE What’s wrong with you people? How many of you have ever flown through Chicago O’Hare? I hate Chicago O’Hare. I am so bad at doing my own travel that I actually hired a travel agent to help me and I told her, please, anything but Chicago O’Hare. You

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Thought Life:  The Helpfulness of Illusion of Control

Thought Life: The Helpfulness of Illusion of Control

Posted by on December 15th, 2016 with Comments Off on Thought Life: The Helpfulness of Illusion of Control

This is part 52 in the series: BIG TEN OF AN EXCEPTIONAL LIFE On what planet is that useful? Sometimes, when people succeed in certain areas of life, they will develop an illusion of control. You may think, “Why would that be helpful?” Let me give you the experiment. Some scientists put a box in front of people, a wooden box

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