Decision-making

These posts cover how we make decisions, and how to make better decisions.
Sep
30
What Would You Do With 1,000 Hours? (Newsletter 066)

What Would You Do With 1,000 Hours? (Newsletter 066)

If I was following my own advice, I would say look to the underlying value of things. What is it you really want to accomplish?
6 min read
Sep
28
The Worst Career Advice

The Worst Career Advice

The happiest people I know are the ones who learn that success is not measured in money.
5 min read
Sep
23
Disagree without being Disagreeable (Newsletter 065)

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.
5 min read
Sep
21
Achieve Better Outcomes by Being Humble

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.
7 min read
Sep
13
Nothing Bad that Happens is your Fault

Nothing Bad that Happens is your Fault

What are you supposed to do? Not go out to eat? Not take your vacations? Not relieve your stress by on-line shopping? I think not. To do otherwise is to deny your very worth as a person.
4 min read
Aug
12
Don’t Worry About Greed (Newsletter 059)

Don’t Worry About Greed (Newsletter 059)

Fairness is relative and situational, which means that what we think is fair changes over time and changes depending on who is doing the comparing.
6 min read
Aug
05
Try Using Economics To Steer Your Life (Newsletter 058)

Try Using Economics To Steer Your Life (Newsletter 058)

The basic rules of competition apply in many areas of life beyond buying goods and services.
5 min read
Jul
29
Your Attitude is the Best Predictor of Success (Newsletter 057)

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.
5 min read
Jul
22
You Are What You Eat (Newsletter 056)

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.
7 min read
Jul
01
What if Ray Dalio is Right? (Newsletter 053)

What if Ray Dalio is Right? (Newsletter 053)

Do you think we can face our challenges honestly? Will we allow division and internal struggles to lead to decline?
5 min read