Episode 262: John Tierney
Title: The Power of Bad: How the Negativity Effect Rules Us & How We Can Rule It w John Tierney
John Tierney is a former New York Times Science Columnist and Best-Selling Author.
He is currently a contributing editor to “City Journal” and the co-author of “The Power of Bad: How the Negativity Effect Rules Us and How We Can Rule It.” He also co-authored a New York Times Bestselling Book titled Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength.
John joins James as they discuss how we can use the power of bad to not let fear control our lives, not live in our own limited biases and live on our terms.
Bad is stronger than good
The Negativity Bias
Stick vs Carrot – Motivating others
Mainstream & Social Media
The pollyanna theory
The importance of gratitude
How the elites use the power of bad for performance
Link to his books:
The power of bad: https://www.amazon.com/Power-Bad-Negativity-Effect-Rules-ebook/dp/B07Q3NHPGZ
Connect with John:
City journal: https://www.city-journal.org/person/john-tierney
Connect with James:
Web: Bethatonepercent.com / JamesSilvas.com