The Worst Career Advice
The happiest people I know are the ones who learn that success is not measured in money.
Disagree without being Disagreeable (Newsletter 065)
Ideas spread and become influential because they win over new adherents. If you want your ideas to gain traction you must expose them to people who do not yet agree with you.
Achieve Better Outcomes by Being Humble
When we get into the habit of considering what could go wrong before we act, we can improve our odds of future success without having to first personally experience failure.
The Parable of the Stinky Shoe
What surprised me most of all in this city of wonders were the reactions of the people. Knowing its reputation, I was nervous how the city dwellers would respond to another bumbling tourist.
A Little Philosophy Goes A Long Way (Newsletter 062)
In our journey to finding happiness, thinking for ourselves is the key to unlock and then banish all the bad habits that may have crept into our lives.
Your Attitude is the Best Predictor of Success (Newsletter 057)
A person of average abilities but a superior attitude will outperform a person with great abilities and a poor attitude.
You Are What You Eat (Newsletter 056)
We humans are profoundly affected by another type of consumption besides what we put in our mouths, and that is what we put in our minds.
What Giving up a Little Bit of Freedom Could Get Us (Newsletter 054)
It wasn't until we moved to Switzerland and lived there a spell that the upside of knowing where people are became clearer.
A Guide to the Best Methods of Tire Disposal
I suppose there may be some official rules about this, so don't take my advice if you have tires to dispose of yourself.
Go Ahead, Become the Bigger Person (Newsletter 048)
Today I'm going to say go ahead and be bigger in every way, with just one little caveat (to come below).