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Your thinking rate is fixed

At first, I thought this article didn’t apply to me because I’m not trying to think faster. But Shane Parish makes the point that by focusing on speed I’m forced to make decisions faster and that’s the same thing as […]

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The holy grail of self-improvement

“The holy grail of self-improvement in modern times is a framework for individual experimentation and learning that can be used by the average person. The key question such a framework would have to answer is “How do people change?”” | learn more

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Your environment shapes your decisions

“Your environment matters more than you think. Most people waste most of their day paddling upstream. Here’s how to create an environment that makes it easy to thrive.” | learn more

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Why books don’t work

This certainly hits home. “All this suggests a peculiar conclusion: as a medium, books are surprisingly bad at conveying knowledge, and readers mostly don’t realize it.” | learn more

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The best-case outcomes are statistical outliers

“There’s nothing wrong with hoping for the best. But the best-case scenario is rarely the one that comes to pass. Being realistic about what is likely to happen positions you for a range of possible outcomes and gives you peace […]

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Bus factor 1

“A company dependent on a single person’s work has a single point of failure. In tech jargon, they have low Bus Factor, the number of people who would have to get hit by a bus for the project to fail. […]