Robert Greene

Bestselling author of The 48 Laws of Power, The 50th Law, and Mastery. Board of Directors at @americanapparel


The Genius Inside You: Unlocking the Brain’s Drive to Mastery


If all of us are born with an essentially similar brain, with more or less the same configuration and potential for…


The Naive Perspective

Looking inward as to how the words and actions of others implicate us in some way, we continually misread their intentions. We project our own feelings onto them. We


Corners


…the real key lies in the mind and the feeling you have as you are cornered.

In almost all board games–chess, go (wei chi), backgammon, etc. –the…


Identifying The ‘Psychotic Boss’


Robert Greene, of the 48 Laws of Power, explores what to do about your awful, torturous boss.


Tactical Hell or Strategic Heaven—Which Are You In?


Most of us exist in a realm that I call tactical hell. This hell consists of all of the people around us who are vying for power or


The Path to Mastery


There exists a form of power and intelligence that represents the high point of human potential.


How Freddie Roach Transformed Manny Pacquiao Into A Champion


In theory, there should be no limit to what we can learn from mentors who have wide experience. But in practice, this is…


How Yoky Matsuoka Created the Modern Robotic Hand

What you can learn from the Nest VP


In order to learn a subject or skill, particularly one that is complex…


The Aha! Moments That Made Paul Graham’s Y Combinator Possible


In the summer of 1995, Paul Graham heard a story on the radio promoting the endless possibilities of online commerce…


Creative Tension: How Masters Turn Stalemates into Creative Breakthroughs 


After ten long years of incessant thinking on the problem of general relativity, Albert Einstein decided…


The Genius Inside You: Unlocking the Brain’s Drive to Mastery


If all of us are born with an essentially similar brain, with more or less the same configuration and potential for…