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The trust battery.

Shopify founder Tobi Lütke offers this analogy for interpersonal relationships (and more) in his interview with Shane Parish. “If people meet each other, especially in a curated context like a company, like both of us start working here, and we […]

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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 […]

tech, startups, internet

Living in the future

A podcast interview with Shane Parish of The Knowledge Project (and Farnam Street). “Mike Maples, partner at the VC firm Floodgate, shares how mental models shape his decision making process, where to find the next big idea, and how to […]

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Daniel Kahneman: Putting your intuition on ice

The Nobel laureate spoke with Shane Parish (Farnam Street) and the conversation is juicy. One idea came through loud and clear: the master of behavioral economics thinks changing behavior is a long shot because avoiding cognitive biases is really really […]