Why our brain is like an Ice Cube

It is a common mistake to assume that gradual change will only engender incremental results. My experience has shown me that what may seem difficult at first, will at some point transform into massive results. This will be a key topic in my upcoming book ( more about this soon;-). But let me explain with my favorite subject, namely thinking: Ou....

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Resolving Military Conflicts

I key theme of my blog is that breakthroughs are caused through a shift in our thinking. This applies to international conflicts, in which warring parties often engage in a zero-sum conflict, while a win-win solution seems obvious to an outsider. For example, in the current conflict between Israel and Palestine, the obvious mutually beneficial outc....

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Who will be the next big tennis star?

People always ask me to predict who the next top tennis player will be. Let me start by saying tennis is an extremely tough sport. Kids need to train many hours from an early age, while parents need to invest their savings to support their dreams to become tennis stars. At the same time, only very few players succeed to become professional athletes....

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Making Peace with Stress

5 days of pure relaxation. This has been our schedule here in Crete, which is one of the most beautiful places I know. Five days in which I turned off my phone, left the world behind me, and split my time between lying in the sun, and diving into the cool deep waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Short vacations is what I am hoping to do more regularly....

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The biggest moment of my life

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again, and expecting different results”.- Albert Einstein I can’t describe the feelings that raced through my body as I was walking towards my girlfriend. This would be the last time she would be my fiancée, as she was about to become my wife. I sensed the energy of my family and my closest fr....

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