Summary of Reality Hacking

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Reality Hacking: Where New Age meets the New Economy.

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3 Innovation

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New Age meets the New Economy in this book by British author Nicola Phillips, who shows her cyber-stripes with catchy Internet lingo, and graphics - including underlining, arrows and buttons - that give the book pages the look of Web pages. Whether you find this faux-functionality refreshing or distracting, it truly is original and unique. It’s more difficult to say the same about the book’s content, which is somewhat unfocused, a bit repetitive and often familiar. Nevertheless, getAbstract found it interesting to read this very British approach to the Yankee-dominated self-help genre, spiced up with a jazzy high-tech angle on the most low-tech of all subjects: personal growth.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to deal with change and the losses that accompany it
  • Why it is necessary to understand your past before you prepare for your future
  • Why, in certain situations, you may be required to “fake it” to proceed
 

Summary

Surfing the Waves
The first step in dealing with today’s realities is viewing the process as "hacking reality." Instead of the old approach of thinking that you can be in control, decide instead to move ahead by "surfing the waves." Your goal is to maximize your personal potency or power...
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About the Author

Nicola Phillips wrote this book on the Internet in San Francisco, California and Derbyshire, England. She travels extensively.


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