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Why time slows down when we’re afraid

“We construct the experience of time in our minds, so it follows that we are able to change the elements we find troubling — whether it’s trying to stop the years racing past, or speeding up time when we’re stuck […]

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The liquidity of skill

“Most people focus too much on being good, and not enough on how liquid their skill is – how many people know how good they are.” | learn more

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Trust your team

From Sean Harper, CEO and co-founder at Kin Insurance. “At my company, we have a bias toward action. We make it clear to employees at every level that the person closest to any problem should solve it. Moreover, we make […]

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How to conduct investment research.

This applies to publicly traded companies. I really like it! “I’ve spent thousands of hours researching dozens of companies from many different industries. Along the way, I’ve developed a research process. While I’m no expert, I’m hoping that this article […]

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Mise-en-place for knowledge workers

What an excellent analogy! I especially appreciate the Finishing Mindset – “In cooking, a dish that is 99% finished has zero value.” More: “Knowledge work is unique among skilled professions in that we lack a culture of systematic improvement. Other […]