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?
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.
What Are The Moral Letters for Modern Times?
The power of an idea doesn’t depend on who it came from, but rather how it influences our behavior today.
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.
Our Wishful Thinking Era (Newsletter 063)
In our wishful thinking era, there is only one thing more harmful than the lies we willingly believe, and that is pointing out the truth.
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.
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.