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Do the real thing

“Success in most things boils down to a simple, but easily ignored distinction: do the real thing and stop doing fake alternatives instead.” | learn more

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The best networking is not networking

Tyler Tringas learned to arrive early at conferences to catch people off guard, set up meetings immediately before conferences when willingness to meet was highest, etc. “But then I discovered a networking tactic that worked 100x better. All the other […]

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When safety proves dangerous

Farnam Street discusses risk compensation, like driving faster because we strap on our seat belts. “Understanding how it affects our behavior can help us make the best possible decisions in an uncertain world.” | learn more

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Slow motion multitasking to boost creativity

“What if multitasking is a key to creativity, rather than a bad habit? Tim Harford explains how great minds like Darwin and Einstein multitasked for decades to unlock their biggest ideas.” I like the concept Hartford puts forth, but I […]

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Why we’re blind to probability

Spot on! “The idea that something can be likely and not happen, or unlikely and still happen, is one of the world’s most important tricks. But let me tell you about a common problem. I’m as guilty of it as […]

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Idea generation

An essay from Sam Altman: “The most common question prospective startup founders ask is how to get ideas for startups. The second most common question is if you have any ideas for their startup.” | learn more