Big Beliefs

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Big Beliefs

Morgan Housel | Collaborative Fund

'A trick to learning a complicated topic is realizing how many complex details are a cousin of something simple'

The million things you thought you had to memorize are simply various combinations of the core principles. (3 minute read)

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How to Change Your Momentum in a Week or Two

David Cain | Raptitude

'In seven or ten days you can permanently level up your contemplative skills, perhaps as much as you would in several years of more casual daily practice, because of this short and intense emphasis on one thing'

When you design your own regime, just remember to make it modest and short enough that you know youโ€™ll complete it. (6 minute read)

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Why Talking To Strangers Is Good For You, Them And All Of Us

Julie Lythcott-Haims | TED

'When youโ€™re kind to someone, you, they and everyone who observes your interaction will get a lift from your act of kindness'

So instead of avoiding strangers, we need to get good at interacting with them, both to get help when we need it and to be of use to them. (3 minute read)

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The Key to Career Progress

Scott H.Young |

'Career capital is what you bring to the table for your clients, customers and employers. If you have something valuable to offer, you have more options for bargaining for something good in return'

How do you find work you truly love? Not just work that pays well, but work that keeps your interest and is genuinely compelling? (3 minute read)

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On the Shortness of Life

Leo Babauta | Zen Habits

'We could use a daily contemplation on how limited our time is in this life. Most of us avoid thinking about it, or get worked up or sad when we think about it. But itโ€™s a powerful contemplation'

A series of brief contemplations on the shortness of life... (5 minute read)

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๐Ÿ“บ Video: 10 Rules for Using Social Media Intentionally | Joshua Becker | 8 Min

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๐ŸŽ™Podcast: Evolved Psychology Vs The Modern World | Modern Wisdom | 1Hr 29Min

Expect to learn just how violent humans were ancestrally, why more people die of obesity than starvation in 2022, whether dominance or prestige is more important at getting ahead, whether ancient humans felt love the same way we do now, the relationship between dominance and attraction and much more...

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๐Ÿค” Something to think about: 'In toxic cultures, time off is a reward earned by working to exhaustion. Burnout is proof of commitment, and vacations are required to recover. In healthy cultures, time off is a right granted to everyone. Well-being is a top priority, and vacations are encouraged to rejuvenate' - Adam Grant


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