Lessons Learned

Jan
20
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Can Doing Less Help You Shine Like a Superstar?

Just practicing more doesn’t help if you aren’t learning valuable lessons
6 min read
Dec
09
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I'm Going to Share my Secret to Success

This simple concept explains why the world is divided into an elite one percent, a highly effective 10 percent, and everyone else.
6 min read
Nov
16
How to Find Your Way to the Other Side (by Kathryn Eriksen)

How to Find Your Way to the Other Side (by Kathryn Eriksen)

You will discover what you knew all along
2 min read
Nov
04
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The Scorecard One Year On – Is Anyone Winning? (Newsletter 071)

We can turn America's score around if we want. But first we have to accept that no one else is coming to do it for us.
5 min read
Oct
21
Slouching Towards Catastrophe (Newsletter 069)

Slouching Towards Catastrophe (Newsletter 069)

Without deprivation, plenty goes unremarked. Without hardship and suffering, ease is little regarded.
6 min read
Oct
19
How Will America Decline?

How Will America Decline?

A history of success in almost any endeavor does not guarantee success forever. In fact, it would be foolish to assume so.
5 min read
Oct
13
How Much Should Bosses Care About Employees?

How Much Should Bosses Care About Employees?

Can I care about your performance and want you to be successful without caring about your personal life?
5 min read
Sep
29
Cool Final Words (by Erek Dorman)

Cool Final Words (by Erek Dorman)

You can die, croak, expire, buy the farm, get your ticket punched, take the dirt nap, push up daisies, pass away, bite the big one, bite the dust, or kick the bucket.
6 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